Edirne, Turkey – Greek soldier shoots little girl in foot. Greek border troops allegedly shot and wounded 8-year-old Ghazin Abdu in the foot with a rubber bullet as he tried to cross the border.
In Edirne, Greek soldiers opened fire on a Syrian family of nine who wanted to cross into Greece illegally. 8-year-old Ghazin Abdu was wounded by two rubber bullets that hit him in the foot.
Turkish security forces have identified 9 irregular migrants, one of them a Syrian National, injured in the foot, on the border with Greece in the Meric District of Edirne.
The injured Ghazin Abdu was treated in hospital.
Khazar Abdu, 19, Abdu’s older brother, told Reuters that they had come to the border with Greece to go to Europe.
“The Greek military shot us at the border,” said Abdu, who said he had tried his luck to go to Europe with his family. My brother was shot in the foot by 2 rubber bullets. They then insulted us, saying bad words and saying ‘turn around’. The Turkish police helped us, brought us to the police station. They took us to the hospital, my brother was treated., “he said.
Gazin Abdu also thanked Turkey.
Irregular migrants were taken to the Directorate of the Edirne migration administration.
Greek soldiers fired rubber bullets at a Syrian family of 9 people who wanted to cross into Greece illegally from the Meric District of Edirne. As a result of the shooting, 8-year-old Ghazin Abdu was wounded by 2 bullets that hit him in the foot. Abdu, who was being treated in hospital, and those with him were taken to the Directorate of Migration Management.
‘Border Eagles’ soldiers, who were on patrol in the Meric District of Edirne, caught 9 Syrian migrants trying to cross the Meric river illegally into Greece in the military forbidden zone. A police investigation found that a girl named Ghazin Abdu, who was among the migrants, was shot with a gun. During the examination of Abdu, who was taken to the hospital, it was determined that he was hit in the foot with 2 rubber bullets and injured in the fire opened by Greek soldiers. Abdu and his family were taken to the Edirne migration Administration Directorate.
Greek soldier shot, Turkish soldier claimed
Gazin Abdu, who was wounded by a rubber bullet fired by Greek soldiers, said that the Turkish soldiers took very good care of them and took them to the hospital and had them treated. Abdu’s older brother, Khazar Abdu, stated that they set out with the dream of going to European countries, “everyone is going to Europe, let’s take our chances, we said Let’s go. They shot us at the Greek border by a Greek soldier. My brother was shot in the foot by 2 bullets. Then they insulted us, said Bad Words and said come back. The Turkish military picked us up and brought us to the police station. Then they took us to the hospital, my brother was treated,” he said. IHA