Search under way for three surfers off Schinias


The Hellenic Coast Guard on Thursday launched a search for three surfers reported missing off Schinias in northeastern Attica. 

A Coast Guard vessel was being aided by a private vessel while a Super Puma navy rescue helicopter was to join the search. 

Winds in the area were north-northwesterly and measuring 6 on the Beaufort scale when the surfers went missing.