Migration and Struggle in Greece

Afghan immigrant shot dead on Bulgarian border

Posted by clandestina on 16 October 2015

An immigrant, believed to be from Afghanistan, was shot dead by Bulgarian police while trying to enter the country at an unrecognised crossing point.

The Bulgarian interior ministry said police tried to intercept a group of men who then resisted arrest. Warning shots, were then fired and a ricochet is said to have hit one of the men who died on his way to hospital.

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