Boat with 70 Syrian refugees brought ashore at Kato Pyrgos

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Port authority radars picked up a boat with approximately 70 Syrians floating near Kato Pyrgos and Kokkina enclave area on Wednesday night, police said.

The boat was escorted by a port authority vessel to Kato Pyrgos at approximately 10:15pm. The Syrians are suspected to have arrived from Turkey near the port of Mersin, police said in an announcement.

All competent authorities are at the scene to aid the refugees, who will be given medical examinations and identified.

The group is expected to be taken to the migration centre in Kokkinotrimithia on Thursday after...


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Boat with 70 Syrian refugees brought ashore at Kato Pyrgos


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