Young man found dead on Lesvos beach

Young man found dead on Lesvos beach

Authorities say the body of a young man has been found on a beach on the Greek island of Lesvos.

Greece's coast guard says the man is believed to be in his early 20s but has not been identified yet.

A coast guard spokeswoman said there was no reported incident at sea Saturday and it wasn't clear when the man drowned.

Well over half a million migrants have crossed the Aegean Sea to the Greek islands from Turkey so far this year — a record number of arrivals — and the journey has proved fatal for hundreds. The vast majority don't want to stay, and head north through the Balkans to other, more prosperous European Union countries.


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