Passengers of boat that sank off Milos safe and well

The 18 Greek passengers, among them and three minors, of the yacht that sank earlier on Thursday for unknown reasons in the sea region northwest of the island of Milos are safe and well.

The rescue operation was held by the high-speed ferry Sea Jet 2, a freighter and a launch boat on which was on board a coast guard officer. All the passengers of the yacht are expected to be transferred to the port of Milos.