Dental checks on child migrants show more than half were adults

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By Evie Andreou

Over half of more than 100 asylum seekers claiming to be unaccompanied minors who have been tested, were found to be adults after dental checks were carried out, it emerged on Friday.

A special team has been set up at the state dental services tasked with identifying a person’s age with X-rays, the health ministry announced.

The dental services have been, since 2015, cooperating with state services as to the identification of the age of applicants for asylum who claim they are minors.

From January 2015 to date, specially...


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Dental checks on child migrants show more than half were adults


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