Vessel with 110 Refugees Aboard Located South of Methoni

Saturday, July 15th, 2017
Last Update: 18:08

A vessel with 110 refugees aboard was located 54 nautical miles southwest of Sapienza islet, south of Methoni, the Peloponnese.

According to the Greek Coast Guard, one of the passengers sent a distress signal via OLYMPIA RADIO that the vessel had suffered mechanical damages.

Five ships have rushed to the area to assist while a Frontex vessel and a Coast Guard vessel are on their way.(Source: ANA-MPA)

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