Refugee attackers sought

There are several theories about the identities of the hooded men.

Greece Searches For Masked Men Attacking Refugees Off Its Coast

By Alexandros Kalafatis

ATHENS, Greece — Five armed commandos wearing hoods and masks, without insignia, appeared onĀ a speedboat in international waters off the Greek islands of Lesbos last Friday and attacked four dinghies carrying about 200 refugees, among them women and children.

The commandos smashed the engines off the rubber boats with military discipline. Then the masked men fled toward the shores of Lesbos. Some refugees who fell into the water swam alongside the dinghies while trying to push them toward the shore, but they didn’t get very far. Without engines, the boatsĀ floated adrift at sea for eight long hours.

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