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Migrants

Tanker picks up 29 migrants south of Crete

A tanker picked up 29 migrants on a boat in distress off the island of Gavdos, south of Crete. The migrants had called the European assistance number (112).

Coast Guard rescues 26 migrants off Farmakonissi

The Greek Coast Guard on Wednesday rescued 26 migrants that were on board a dinghy that capsized in the sea region of Farmakonissi. The migrants were transferred to the island's port.

Authorities locate 119 migrants on a beach in Ilia

Greek authorities on Thursday intercepted 119 migrants, among them 14 women and 17 children, on a beach near Savalia, Ileia. The migrants were found in the afternoon and transferred to the Katakolo coast guard headquarters.