9,487 Migrants and Refugees Stranded on the Northern Aegean Islands

Friday, June 23rd, 2017
Last Update: 18:17

Sixty-eight new migrant and refugees arrivals were recorded on the island of Lesvos in the last 48 hours while no arrivals were reported on the islands of Chios and Samos.

According to police, 3,717 persons seeking asylum that have not yet had their request examined are trapped on the island of Lesvos. The number of stranded has been increased by 634 persons in the last month.

Moreover, police said that on Monday 3,872 migrants and refugees were recorded on Chios and 1,898 on Samos.(Source: ANA-MPA)

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