Vessel with 700 migrants off Greece sends SOS, warns guns aboard: Reports

A ship off the Greek island of Corfu has sent a distress signal as armed people are suspected to be on board, Greek state TV reported. The vessel is reportedly carrying 700 migrants

Vessel with 700 migrants off Greece sends SOS, warns guns aboard: Reports

World Bulletin / News Desk

A ship off the Greek island of Corfu has sent a distress signal as armed people are suspected to be on board, Greek state TV reported. The vessel is reportedly carrying 700 migrants.

“Illegal immigrants” were reportedly connected with the situation.

The Italian coastguard notified the Greek authorities. A Sikorsky helicopter of the Greek Navy was sent to the spot.

Last Mod: 30 Aralık 2014, 13:59
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