Roughly 2,900 attempts to illegally enter in Greece via Evros in the last 24h

Approximately 2,900 attempts to illegally enter Greece were thwarted in the last 24 hours (from 06:00 on Thursday to 06:00 on Friday) in the Evros region on the Greek-Turkish border.

According to government sources, eight persons, (seven from Afghanistan and one from Syria) were arrested and 2,867 attempts to illegally enter Greece were prevented.