Afghan migrant flown to Lithuania after social media plea

April 6, 2016 7:43 PM

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VILNIUS, Lithuania – An Afghan man who worked for Lithuanian troops in Afghanistan has been transferred to the Baltic country from a migrant camp in Greece after pleading for help on social media.

Abdul Basir Yousofy arrived in Vilnius late Wednesday after the government gave him a five-day visa and paid for his airfare from Greece.

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