Search and rescue underway for migrants off Greek island

September 13, 2016 6:36 AM

9 0

ATHENS, Greece – Greece's coast guard says a search and rescue operation is underway for dozens of migrants on board a boat near the Greek island of Samos, after someone on board called emergency services.

The coast guard said a helicopter and vessel from the European border patrol agency Frontex and a coast guard vessel are searching north of Samos for the vessel, which the caller said was carrying about 40 people.

Also read: Greek authorities seize 2 tons of marijuana on Italian yacht

Read more

To category page

Loading...