Syrian Migrants Rescued off Karpaz Coast

The TRNC Coast Guard discovered a refugee boat just 13 nautical miles off Zafer Burnu in the Karpaz region.

The boat was carrying 14 Syrian migrants. A rescue mission was launched accompanied by helicopters, to locate the boat and bring the passengers to safety.

Following a health check and first response to the refugees, the boat, which was captained by a Turkish Cypriot national, was handed over to the coast guard and towed to Famagusta Port.

Kibris Postasi

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