Two Turks face deportation after flying to Greece on a glider

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Two Turkish citizens who flew from Turkey to Greece in a motor glider that fell in the sea off the Greek island of Evia late on Saturday have been arrested and face deportation, government officials said on Monday.

According to Reuters, the Greek coast guard found the two men, ages 32 and 33, on a beach near the town of Karystos on Evia island. They were taken to hospital and arrested as they did not have any travel documents.

Two Turkish citizens who flew from Turkey to Greece in a motor glider that fell in the sea off the Greek island of Evia late on Saturday have been arrested and face deportation.

The two men told authorities they had left Izmir in Turkey and headed toward Athens in order to travel to another country, but their motor glider ran out of fuel and fell in the sea.

This comes as Greek police said on Sunday that a migrant woman was killed by gunfire at the Greece-Turkey land border while she and several others attempted to cross a river separating the two countries.

It was unclear from which side of the border the fatal shot came, or who fired it.

Source: Ekathimerini.

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