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Greek authorities locate suspected migrant smuggling boat

Greece’s coast guard says a sailboat believed to be carrying dozens of migrants has been located drifting south of the southern island of CreteOctober 1, 2020, 7:59 AM• 1 min readATHENS, Greece — A sailboat believed to be carrying dozens of migrants has been located drifting south of the southern Greek island of Crete, Greece’s…

Greece’s coast guard says a sailboat believed to be carrying dozens of migrants has been located drifting south of the southern island of Crete

October 1, 2020, 7:59 AM

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One coast guard patrol boat and one coast guard lifeboat were near the sailboat, which was located in the morning and hadn’t issued a distress signal, the coast guard said. The vessel was drifting but it wasn’t immediately clear whether it had a propulsion or steering problem. The coast guard said estimates put the number of people on board at around 60.


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