Fire in the Swiss community centre on Lesvos

In the community centre, One Happy Family on Lesvos broke out on Saturday evening, a fire. Greek media reported that the fire was in use. The centre of the Swis

Fire in the Swiss community centre on Lesvos

In the community centre, One Happy Family on Lesvos broke out on Saturday evening, a fire. Greek media reported that the fire was in use. The centre of the Swiss Association is located close to the refugee accommodation Kara-Tepe, where some 1,500 refugees and migrants, including many children and families.

One Happy Family is used as a meeting place for refugees. The cause of the fire was not in the evening; also, if people came to harm, was not at first clear. According to the eponymous Association, which has its headquarters in Burgdorf in the Canton of Berne, with hundreds of people daily, the offers, including school teaching, a hairdresser's salon, a Café and a library.

In the past few weeks, it came to Lesvos again and again to acts of violence by right-wing groups, also fire were placed. Among other things, burned a of the UN refugee Agency in the North of the island to help, but it was closed at the time.

(mom/sda)

Created: 07.03.2020, 21:34 PM

Updated Date: 07 March 2020, 21:03

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