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05 Apr 2019 | 12:56 PM UTC

Greece: Migrant protest reported in Athens April 5

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Migrant protest leads to transportation disruptions Athen’s Larisis train station April 5; avoid all gatherings

TIMEFRAME expected from 4/5/2019, 12:00 AM until 4/6/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Athens). COUNTRY/REGION Athen


Migrants have staged a sit-in protest at the Larisis train station located in the capital Athens, on Friday, April 5, prompting the suspension of railway services at the station until further notice. Police forces have been deployed to the area. Further disruptions are likely over the coming hours.


Migrants are demanding to be transfered to Diavata in Northern Greece, following a reported call on social media to revive a migration route to Northern Europe.


Individuals located in Athen, notably near the Larisis train station, are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid all protests as a precaution, and prepare for transportation disruptions.


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