Greek coastguard rescues 85 migrants

Greece’s coastguard on Thursday rescued a group of 85 undocumented migrants

Greek coastguard rescues 85 undocumented migrants in Aegean Sea

Greece’s coastguard on Thursday rescued a group of 85 undocumented migrants including women and children from a sailing ship in the southeastern Aegean Sea, officials said.

“The migrants are currently being transferred to other vessels and will be taken to the island of Astypalaia,” a coastguard spokeswoman told AFP.

Coastguard spokesman Nikos Lagadianos had earlier told Skai TV that the rescue process had been complicated by hail and high winds.

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Source: ekathimerini.com

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