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Refugees Stand In Solidarity With Victims Of Brussels Attacks

Many refugees are fleeing the same kinds of atrocities.

Refugees and migrants fleeing civil war and poverty are showing support for the victims of Tuesday's attacks in Brussels

Soon after the attacks, an AFP photographer captured this image of a young refugee boy at a camp in Idomeni, Greece, holding up a sign expressing sympathy for the bombing victims: 

A boy holds a placard expressing sympathy for the victims of the terror attacks in Brussels during a protest at a makeshift c
A boy holds a placard expressing sympathy for the victims of the terror attacks in Brussels during a protest at a makeshift camp at the Greek-Macedonian border near the village of Idomeni on March 22, 2016.

The refugees at Idomeni were stranded after Macedonia closed its borders earlier this month. Approximately 40 percent of the 12,000 refugees currently residing at the squalid camp are children. 

Others interviewed at the camp Tuesday expressed worries the attacks would spark xenophobic fears that terrorists are among the thousands fleeing war-torn Syria. 

In the video above, watch refugees express support and sympathy for the victims of Tuesday's attacks. 

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