Migrants rescued off Samos by Greek coast guard
A drifting wooden vessel with 49 migrants on board was towed to safety on Tuesday by the Hellenic Coast Guard after being located by port authorities north of the Aegean island of Samos.
Authorities had launched a search and rescue operation following a call to emergency services earlier Tuesday.
There were no more details about the operation.
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