Greek charity: Maria 'well but to remain in hospital'

The Greek charity taking care of the four-year-old girl known as Maria said she is well but will remain in hospital until a medical examination is completed.

The Smile of a Child charity said the girl, who was recovered from a Roma camp site in Greece "will soon be in one of our homes".

The four-year-old girl, known as Maria, was recovered from a Roma camp.
The four-year-old girl, known as Maria, was recovered from a Roma camp. Credit: The Smile of the Child

"We want to thank you all for your messages, calls and the information you have given us," the charity said in a statement.

"We would also like to thank you for the greetings and words of support to little Maria," it added.

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