Most missing minors in Greece in 2018 found, unaccompanied refugees exception

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Most missing minors in Greece in 2018 found, unaccompanied refugees exception

Author: Shi Yinglun | xinhuanet.com | 21 May 2019

The overwhelming majority of minors who went missing in Greece during 2018 were found, with the exception of unaccompanied refugees where many cases remained unresolved, according to Greek police data released here on Monday.

A total of 299 children went missing in Greece last year and 257 of them were eventually found, according to the police report presented during an event organized by the local NGO "The Smile of the Child" on the occasion of the International Missing Children's Day which is marked on May 25 every year.

The 85.9 percent is the highest recovery percentage in Europe and one of the highest internationally, experts said, according to Greek national news agency AMNA. Read more>>>