Syrian man found dead on Polish side of border with Belarus

Polish police say cause of death not determined after body was discovered on Friday in woods near village of Wolka Terechowska

The body of a young Syrian man has been found in a wooded area of Poland near the border with Belarus, the latest victim in a political standoff at the European Union’s eastern edge.

The regime in Minsk has for months been encouraging illegal migration across the border into the EU nations of Poland, Lithuania and Latvia. All three countries are reinforcing their borders, seeking to block the route, and the situation is growing more dangerous as winter approaches.

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