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Migrants rescued near Ionians islands

Δημοσίευση 17 Μαρτίου 2014, 01:01 / Ανανεώθηκε 16 Μαρτίου 2014, 15:37
Migrants rescued near Ionians islands
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Fifty-nine undocumented migrants were rescued on Saturday from a boat that was in distress west of Paxoi, a small group of islands in the Ionian Sea, on Saturday.

Fifty-nine undocumented migrants were rescued on Saturday from a boat that was in distress west of Paxoi, a small group of islands in the Ionian Sea, on Saturday.

According to initial reports, the operation was carried out by two coast guard vessels and one of the agency’s helicopters in association with the EU border monitoring agency, Frontex.

All of the passengers were reported to be safe.