Logo Wide

Young Syrian Man Killed by Greek Border Guards

A young Syrian man was shot and killed as he attempted to cross the border into Greece, which has been closed by authorities reports Syria TV.
Young Syrian Man Killed by Greek Border Guards

Activists on social media have circulated a video showing a Syrian on the Greek border being killed by Greek border guards.

According to various sources, the man was 18 years-old and his name was Ahmed al-Omar. He was trying to cross the border, when a bullet struck him in the throat and killed him.

Many migrants are stuck on the Turkish-Greek border, numbering about 80,000, according to official Turkish sources, while Greece is trying to close its border to prevent any of them from crossing.


This article was translated and edited by The Syrian Observer. The Syrian Observer has not verified the content of this story. Responsibility for the information and views set out in this article lies entirely with the author.

Helpful keywords