Rescued 42 Syrians in Aegean Sea


54 undocumented migrants were also held across Turkey.

Turkish Coast Guards rescued 42 Syrians in the Aegean Sea, near the coast of the western Aydin province.

42 Syrians in a boat that was about to sink were rescued, according to a Coast Guard official, who spoke on condition of anonymity due to restrictions on talking to media.

Offical said Ten of them were children and 12 women.

Separately, a total of 54 undocumented migrants — 42 in eastern Erzincan province, 12 in western Edirne province — were held on Wednesday.

Two people were arrested for suspected human smuggling.



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