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Total of 86 undocumented migrants intercepted in Aegean in 1 day

Coast guard officers in the Aegean on Tuesday intercepted a total of 86 undocumented immigrants believed to have been headed for the Greek mainland from neighboring Turkey.

Forty-two migrants were detained on Icaria, in the central Aegean, and another 46 on Chios, in the eastern Aegean.

There were no details about the ethnic origin of any of the migrants but they were all believed to be unharmed.