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Fire in Refugee Camp on Greek Island Kills a Woman

A fire that broke out early Thursday in a housing unit at a refugee camp on the eastern Aegean island of Lesbos has left one woman dead, Greek authorities said, as the country’s prime minister met with top European officials to discuss issues related to migration and refugees.

The fire department said the small fire broke out before dawn in a container housing a family of five in the Kara Tepe camp. Eight firefighters with two vehicles responded.

It was unclear what caused the fire.

The United Nations refugee agency, UNHCR, said the woman who died was a 27-year-old Afghan mother of three read more >>>

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