A one-year-old child died in the forest on the border between Belarus and Poland, where he had been for a month and a half with his Syrian parents who hoped to be able to enter the EU. The Polish Center for International Aid reports on Twitter.
According to the Polish rescuers, who intervened on the spot last night, the parents of the child were both injured: the father had an injury to his arm, while the mother a knife to the leg. During the intervention, adds the NGO, a young man in conditions of dehydration and malnutrition was also rescued.
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“I am following the tragic news from the border between Poland and Belarus where a one-year-old child was found lifeless in the forest. It is heartbreaking to see a child die of cold at the gates of Europe. The exploitation of migrants and asylum seekers must stop, inhumanity must stop »writes on Twitter the president of the European parliament, David Sassoli.