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Greece: 30 illegal Pakistanis held captive in Crete Pakistanis
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Greece: 30 illegal Pakistanis held captive in Crete

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 17 Sep 2020, 11:26 pm

Athens: As many as 30 Pakistanis, who were living illegally in Greece, have been held due to their 'aggressive behaviour', media reports said.

They were later released only after intervention by the Pakistani Embassy in Athens, sources to ANI.

Recently, a Pakistani man harassed a Greek girl at their work place. The incident angered many Greeks who attacked a mosque which is used by Pakistanis at Tympaki on Crete Island, reports ANI.

"A mosque being used by Pakistanis at Tympaki on Crete Island was attacked by 200-300 Greek youths in the evening of 10.09. Provocation for the attack was eve-teasing of a Greek girl by a Pakistani man at their work place," the sources told the news agency.

"About 25-30 illegal Pakistanis were held captive by Greeks due to former's aggressive behaviour at work place on Crete Island during the last week of August 2020. They could be released after intervention by Pakistani Embassy, Athens," they added.