More Than 100 Migrants Rescued From Sea off Crete

World » EU | September 5, 2017, Tuesday // 15:38
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A Singapore-flagged tanker on Tuesday morning rescued 103 migrants on board a wooden boat off the coast of Crete after one of the passengers issued a distress call on the European 112 hotline, Ekathimerini writes.

The Rhino helped all of the passengers of the troubled boat on board after a Frontex aircraft located the vessel, according to the ANA-MPA news agency. It was one of five vessels in the vicinity that responded to the call for help.

The migrants are being transported to the port city of Iraklio.

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