EDIRNE, Turkey

Women and children asylum seekers protested Greece’s refusal to allow their passage to Europe in front of the country’s border gate with northwestern Turkey.

Marching towards Greece’s Kastanies gate across a buffer zone with Turkey’s border gate Pazarkule in Edirne province, members of the group held up signs reading “Open the gate.”

They chanted: “Greece, open the gate” and “Help us.”

Speaking to Anadolu Agency, Iranian national Sevda Naruzi said Greece used tear gas canisters to stop the women and children from entering the country, adding: “There are deaths, and many injured, including my brother and friends. The

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