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Another 126 migrants land on the islands of the eastern Aegean

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Another 126 migrants have arrived on the islands of the eastern Aegean over the past 24 hours.

Of the 126, 99 landed on Chios and 27 on Samos.

In total, 9,919 migrants are currently in reception centers on the islands of the eastern Aegean, according to government figures which put the total number of migrants in the country at 57,047.

The past few weeks have seen a slight uptick in arrivals of migrants from neighboring Turkey amid fears that a failed coup in the country might lead to a larger influx.
 

 

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