Immigration: Greece; 77 Syrians arrived on Rodhes island

Two Turkish citizen arrested for smuggling of humans

17 October, 19:01

    (ANSAmed) - ATHENS, OCTOBER 17 - Two Turkish citizen were arrested today for illegally transferring 77 Syrian immigrants on a luxurious sailboat from the Turkish coast and disembarking them at the beach of Charaki on the Greek island of Rhodes, in the eastern Aegean Sea. As GreekReporter writes, the Turkish smugglers tried to return to their country but officials from the Central Port Authority of Rhodes arrested them. The vessel was confiscated, while the two traffickers, aged 30 and 32 years, were led to the Prosecutor's Office. The 77 Syrian immigrants were transferred to Rhodes Hospital, where they were subjected to the necessary tests, while six people were provided first aid. Those six included two pregnant women, an old woman who lost consciousness, and a man with a broken leg. (ANSAmed).

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