The last of the migrants and refugees of Piraeus port departed for areas of their choice

The last of the migrants and refugees that had found temporary shelter in Piraeus port departed for areas of their choice on Tuesday and Wednesday. The coast guard said that 400 left the port for destinations of their choice, while 50 were taken to Trikala and 18 to Oinofyta in Viotia.

On Tuesday there were roughly 850 migrants and refugees staying in the port, of which 56 had departed for Oinofyta and 294 took public transport buses to destinations of their choice.

According to the coordinating body for managing the refugees, there were a total of 1039 migrants and refugees in Piraeus last Monday, 887 on Tuesday and 426 on Wednesday morning.

There are currently no refugees and migrants in Piraeus and port cleaning crews moved in to clean up the area.