Coast Guard recovers bodies of two migrants off Samos, 20 more missing

Coast Guard recovers bodies of two migrants off Samos, 20 more missing

Coast Guard officers recovered the bodies of two immigrants -- a man and a woman -- off the coast of Samos, in the eastern Aegean, on Friday afternoon, after rescuing another 13 would-be migrants.

According to the survivors, another 20 people are missing and a search by the Coast Guard was to continue through Friday afternoon in a bid to locate them.

Another two migrants believed to have been on the same smuggling vessel as those spotted of Samos were rescued by a Turkish patrol boat.

There were no details available about the ethnic origin of the migrants.

Πηγή: Ekathimerini.com

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