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Coast guard search for missing six-year-old in eastern Aegean

A search was underway on Wednesday morning for a six-year-old girl who went missing earlier in the day in the sea area near the island of Farmakonissi, in the eastern Aegean Sea, after a group of 21 undocumented immigrants on a dinghy were detected and picked up by coast guard officers.

The migrants were subsequenntly transferred to the nearby island of Leros.