Frontex locates sailing boat with about 50 refugees off Kythira

A sailing boat with about 50 refugees and migrants was located by Frontex on Tuesday during a patrol in the sea area east of the island of Kythira, on the south-eastern tip of the Peloponnese peninsula.

The refugees indicated two people among them as the traffickers. The sailboat is being escorted to the port of Neapolis Voion.