Migrants rescued off coast of Chios

Migrants rescued off coast of Chios

A Hellenic Coast Guard vessel rescued 17 migrants in the eastern Aegean on Wednesday and safely transferred them to the port of Chios, where they were to undergo a registration procedure at the VIAL detention center.

A preliminary investigation has been launched by the Central Port Authority of Chios.

The Coast Guard had detected the rudderless motor boat in the area off Myrsinidiou on Chios.

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