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2 German journalists arrested in Greece

2 GERMAN JOURNALISTS ARRESTED IN GREECE

Two German journalists were arrested in a Greek forbidden military zone near the Turkish border on Friday, local media reported.

The arrests of the man and woman, aged 31 and 33 respectively, were made in Didymoteicho district of northeastern Evros province, according to Kathimerini newspaper.

The journalists working for German television channel ARD were arrested for violating a security zone, it added.

In a police testimony they said they were working on a news story regarding Turks returning to Turkey from Germany using illegal routes.

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