Signatures needed as first child refugee drowns in Lesbos
A child refugee has drowned in the waters off Lesbos today in what is the first fatality since Turkey’s abrupt decision to open its borders to thousands of people trying to reach Europe.
A four-year-old Syrian boy passed away when a dingy carrying 48 men, women, and children capsized off the island. A police source said that doctors rushed to save the child, but it was too late. Find out more about the issues surrounding this horrific incident in the Guardian’s report.
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Photograph: Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters, extracted from The Guardian