The body of a Syrian youth was found near the borders...

The body of a Syrian youth was found near the borders...
The body of a Syrian youth was found near the borders...

T + NS – normal size

Polish police said Saturday they had found the body of a Syrian youth in a forest near the border with Belarus, becoming the latest victim of the refugee crisis on the European Union’s eastern border, according to the Associated Press.

The regime in Minsk is accused of encouraging illegal immigration across borders to European Union members Poland, Lithuania and Latvia, which the authorities deny.

The three countries are strengthening their borders, in an attempt to close the newly opened immigration route, and the situation is getting more dangerous with the approach of winter.

Police said the body was found on Friday near the village of Volka Terecowska. She added that the exact cause of death could not be determined.

At the beginning of November, Polish media reported that the body of an Iraqi had been found at the border between Belarus and Poland, the tenth migrant to have died at this border since the summer, according to AFP.

For their part, the Belarusian border guards said that the Iraqi man died on the Polish side of the border after crossing from Belarus.

“If such an incident had occurred on the Polish side, the border guards would have been informed,” the Gazeta Wyborcza newspaper quoted a Polish border guard spokesman as saying.

According to the newspaper, the bodies of seven of the 10 migrants who died while crossing the border were found on the Polish side.

Thousands of migrants, mostly from Africa and the Middle East, have crossed from Syria and Iraq, or have tried to cross the Belarusian border in recent months to Lithuania, Poland or Latvia.

The European Union suspects that the Belarusian President, Alexander Lukashenko, intentionally caused the migration in response to the economic sanctions imposed by the (EU) due to the crackdown on the opposition, following the 2020 elections.

Migrants report that Belarusian forces often force them to cross the border and that they are confronted by Polish border guards, as a result of which they remain stranded at the border in increasingly harsh climatic conditions.

After the massive wave of immigration to the European Union in 2015, Europe reinforced its borders to prevent entry of new arrivals, but tens of thousands try to enter each year, embarking on dangerous and sometimes deadly journeys by sea and land, according to the Associated Press.

Since the summer, thousands have been lured toward what appeared to be a new and easy route into Europe via Belarus.

Follow the world news from the statement via Google News
Follow the world news from the statement via Google News


Pin Interest
Whats App

These were the details of the news The body of a Syrian youth was found near the borders... for this day. We hope that we have succeeded by giving you the full details and information. To follow all our news, you can subscribe to the alerts system or to one of our different systems to provide you with all that is new.

It is also worth noting that the original news has been published and is available at saudi24news and the editorial team at AlKhaleej Today has confirmed it and it has been modified, and it may have been completely transferred or quoted from it and you can read and follow this news from its main source.

NEXT Halt Israel legal reform, urges defense minister

Author Information

I am Joshua Kelly and I focus on breaking news stories and ensuring we (“Al-KhaleejToday.NET”) offer timely reporting on some of the most recent stories released through market wires about “Services” sector. I have formerly spent over 3 years as a trader in U.S. Stock Market and is now semi-stepped down. I work on a full time basis for Al-KhaleejToday.NET specializing in quicker moving active shares with a short term view on investment opportunities and trends. Address: 838 Emily Drive Hampton, SC 29924, USA Phone: (+1) 803-887-5567 Email: [email protected]