52 migrants rescued in western Turkey

  04 February 2019    Read: 1729
52 migrants rescued in western Turkey

Turkish coast guard units on Sunday rescued 52 irregular migrants, including 25 children, in the western province of Aydin, Anadolu Agency reports. 

The units sprang to action after learning a rubber boat carrying the migrants was stranded in the Aegean Sea due to engine failure.

The migrants included 45 Afghans, six Iranians, and a Gabonese. They were transferred to the provincial migration office.


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