More than 53,000 migrants and refugees stranded in Greece


A total of 53,042 migrants and asylum-seekers are currently in Greece according to fresh data provided by the government.

According to the data, which were made public on Wednesday, 28,955 migrants and refugees are currently in northern Greece (11,269 of them remain stranded at Idomeni camp near the border with Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia), 14,797 in Attica, 6,384 on the islands and the rest scattered around the country.