Another 2,600 migrants and refugees arrive in Piraeus port
Another 2,600 migrants and refugees transported from Greek islands in the Aegean arrived in Piraeus port on Tuesday morning.
They arrived on the passenger/car ferries “Blue Star 1” that let off 1,333 individuals from the islands of Lesvos (974) and Chios (359) and the “Nissos Rodos” that let off 1,309 people, of which 738 were picked up in Lesvos, 406 in Chios and 165 in Samos.
The Greek coast guard rescued 16 migrants in waters near the island of Chios, during a search and rescue operation in the last 24 hours.
You may be interested
Covid-19 Greece – 151 new casesmakis - Aug 07, 2020
The National Organisation of Public Health (EODY) announced 151 new cases of coronavirus in Greece on Thursday The total number…
Ikaria: The island of long lifePanos - Aug 07, 2020
The enchanting island of Ikaria is not only one of the most idyllic islands of the eastern Aegean but also…