Fireworks Set Off Amid Disturbances at Refugee Camp on Greek Island of Chios

StoryfulPublished: May 31, 2017Updated: June 2, 20171 views
Published: May 31, 2017Updated: June 2, 2017

There were disturbances at the Souda refugee camp on the Greek island of Chios on the night of November 16-17, with reports of fireworks being launched by camp residents. Some social media sources said that rocks were thrown at tents in the camp.

Photos posted to Twitter <a href="" target="_blank">showed the damage</a> and <a href="" target="_blank">the rocks</a> that were said to have been thrown. The source of this video said that migrants at the camp were complaining that it had come under attack.

<a href="" target="_blank"><span class="caps">CNN</span> Greece</a> said that migrants at the camp damaged vehicles and launched fireworks.

<a href="" target="_blank"></a> cited local residents as saying migrants broke into a shop selling fireworks and that they began launching them at houses near the camp. Video here shows fireworks being used.

Police arrested dozens of people in the incident, according to <a href="" target="_blank"></a>.

The disturbances came two days after the far-right political party Golden Dawn rallied on <a href="" target="_blank">Chios</a>.

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