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Clashes at Moria hotspot on Lesvos

Tens of refugees were injured late on Wednesday in clashes between groups of Afghan and Pakistani migrants and refugees at Moria hotspot on Lesvos island.

The majority of the injured people was treated by the medical staff of NGOs. Three of them had to be hospitalized.
The reason of the clashes has not been made known yet. However, according to reports, Pakistani migrants accused the Afghans of using ‘mafia practices’ to control the hotspot, while the Afghans accused the Pakistanis of theft and sexual harassment.
A fire also broke out and authorities evacuated the area but it was soon set under control.