Coast Guard spots 87 illegal immigrants on sailing boat off Kefalonia

The Coast Guard intercepted on Thursday a sailing boat off the coast of Kefalonia and Zakynthos, transporting 87 illegal immigrants.

The illegal immigrants, that included six children, were taken to the port of Argostoli in Kefalonia for first aid, food and water. Police arrested two men on board the sailing boat believed to be in charge of the operation.