Over 90 Migrants Rescued and Traffickers Detained Off Greece

“Over 90 migrants rescued off Greece: coastguard,” from the AFP (reposted by Hurriyet Daily News):

The Greek coastguard has rescued more than 90 migrants sailing off the south of the country after their boat ran into trouble in bad weather, a spokeswoman said Thursday.

“Overall 97 persons (were rescued) yesterday, including three who are presumed traffickers,” a coastguard spokeswoman told AFP, adding they have all been taken to the western city of Pylos.

“The traffickers are being detained in the police station and the other 94 persons are in a stadium” on a temporary basis, she said….


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