Migrants rescued after boat sinks off coast of Symi

A plastic dinghy carrying 37 illegal immigrants sank off the coast of Symi, in the Dodecanese, on Tuesday, after being pursued by the coast guard.

All of the migrants on board, as well as the boat?s captain, were taken to Symi.

According to reports, a large number of illegal immigrants have been smuggled to Symi from the Turkish coast in the last week.

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