56 Syrian refugees brought ashore at Kato Pyrgos

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56 Syrian refugees brought ashore at Kato Pyrgos
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Fifty six Syrian refugees who were brought ashore at Kato Pyrgos late on Wednesday night are being transferred to the temporary reception centre at Kokkinotrimithia.

All are young men aged under 40,  except for one woman who said she was joining her husband who came to Cyprus on a small boat last year. The 56 refugees had embarked from near the Turkish port of Mersina, each paying between $1000 and $2000 to Turkish smugglers.

Police radars intercepted the small boat approaching Cyprus near Mansoura where a port police boat accompanied it to...


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