Thousand flee as blaze sweeps through Moria refugee camp in Greece

An estimated 4,000 people have been forced to leave the camp on Lesbos as strong winds fan the flames

Thousands of refugees on Monday fled one of Greece’s main camps on the island of Lesbos after apparently setting fire to the facility, police said.

“Between 3,000 and 4,000 migrants have fled the camp of Moria” because of the fire, a police source said, adding that strong winds were fanning the flames.

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