Coast Guard locates nearly 50 migrants off Peloponnese coast after emergency call

Nearly 50 refugees and migrants were located on a sailboat without power off the Tenaron promontory, in Peloponnisos, by the Coast Guard on Thursday.

The Coast Guard said that one of the passengers called for help on his cellphone through the European emergency number 112, saying that they were in trouble. Winds registering 6 on the Beaufort scale blew in the area.

It was not known as of this writing where the vessel with migrants would be towed to.

Source ANA-MPA
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