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Boat with 175 migrants arrived in Turkish-held north

A boat carrying 175 migrants, 30 women, 69 children and 76 men, was spotted off Trikomo in the Turkish-held northern Cyprus.

The boat was received by members of the “police” who escorted passengers to the Fazıl Küçük sports centre in Trikomo.

According to reports from Turkish-Cypriot media the new arrivals are from Syria and will be subjected to medical checks.

Meanwhile, the Yialousa mayor has reportedly launched an online campaign to gather help for the 175, mentioning that among them is a one-month-old baby.

Read more:

https://in-cyprus.com/authorities-in-high-alert-as-cruise-ship-from-india-spotted-1-5-km-outside-limassol/

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