38 migrants intercepted at sea close to Mersin

Via CNNTürk (Link in Turkish) – According to a statement issued by the Mersin Governor’s Office, teams affiliated to the Coast Guard Mediterranean Region Command spotted the presence of migrants on a moving boat in Kizkalesi, Silifke county.

The coastguard patrolling the area stopped the boat at sea.  38 migrants were on the boat, 24 of them were male, 9 were female and 5 were children.

While the migrants were being landed safely, legal action was taken in this case.

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