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Sailing boat with migrants located off Cape Lefkata

Sailing boat with migrants located off Cape Lefkata

A sailing boat with migrants was located by the Lefkada Port Authority, off Cape Lefkata. The boat was transported to the port of Lefkada, while a large operation has been set up by the Port Authority, but also by local authorities, to test the passengers, due to measures for the coronavirus, so that they can then be transported to land.

According to initial information, there are more than 30 illegal migrants on the sailing boat, including six children, while four traffickers of Ukrainian origin have been arrested by the port authorities of the island.