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Coast guard rescues 144 refugees off Lesvos

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Coast guard officers on Monday rescued 144 refugees and migrants in two separate occasions after their boats capsized in the sea area north of Lesvos, in the eastern Aegean Sea, authorities said.

There were no reports of people missing, authorities noted, adding that all those rescued were taken to the island's port of Molyvos.