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7 suspected migrants killed in car crash in Albania

Albanian police say seven suspected migrants were killed when the car they were in swerved and plunged into a river.

The driver was also killed when the car crashed into the Vjosa River, about 240 kilometers southeast of the capital Tirana.

Agence France Presse says the passengers had just crossed the border between Greece and Albania, citing authorities.

Small groups of Arab and African countries fleeing conflict and poverty enter Albania each year in the hope of accessing the European Union.

Some information in this report comes from The Associated Press, Reuters, Agence France-Presse.

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