Police in North Macedonia say a migrant hiding on the roof of a freight prepare carriage was killed immediately early Sunday when he touched a dwell cable as he was descending close to the central city of Gradsko
ByKONSTANTIN TESTORIDES Related Press
September 10, 2023, 10:03 AM
SKOPJE, North Macedonia — Authorities in North Macedonia say a migrant was electrocuted as he tried to descend from the roof of a prepare carriage.
The person in his 30s died immediately early Sunday when he touched a cable throughout an try to descend from the roof of a freight prepare container close to the central city of Gradsko.
Police stated in an announcement the accident was reported by the Nationwide Disaster Middle. They didn’t present particulars in regards to the migrant’s origin.
The police instructed The Related Press that, within the first six months of 2023, a complete of 5,280 makes an attempt at unlawful crossing have been prevented, the overwhelming majority of them on the southern border with Greece. That may be a discount of 43% on the identical interval final 12 months.
A lot of the migrants making an attempt to cross into North Macedonia are Syrians, police stated.