Live Ammunition The Killing of a Migrant at the Greek-Turkish Border

On March 4, Pakistan national Muhammad Gulzar was shot and killed at the Greek-Turkish border. Evidence overwhelmingly suggests that the bullet came from a Greek firearm. An investigation into the tragedy at the edge of Europe.
On March 4 at the Turkish-Greek border, four migrants were shot within four minutes.

On March 4 at the Turkish-Greek border, four migrants were shot within four minutes.

BULENT KILIC/ AFP

Guzar lying on the ground: "Get up! Get up!"(Credit: Forensic Architecture, Lighthouse Reports, Bellingcat)

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Buses brought the migrants from Istanbul to the Greek border.

Buses brought the migrants from Istanbul to the Greek border.

Omer Kuscu/ dpa
The border area was transformed into a death zone.

The border area was transformed into a death zone.

Darko Bandic/ AP
The Greek government sent elite soldiers to the country's border with Turkey.

The Greek government sent elite soldiers to the country's border with Turkey.

ALEXANDROS AVRAMIDIS/ REUTERS

Videos show that live ammunition was used at the border. (Credit: Forensic Architecture, Lighthouse Reports, Bellingcat)

Armed soldiers at the border fence. (Credit: Forensic Architecture, Lighthouse Reports, Bellingcat)

Migrants did all they could to break through the border fence.

Migrants did all they could to break through the border fence.

MARKO DJURICA/ REUTERS
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