Famagusta Province: New arrival of 60 immigrants (PICTURE)
54 men, 3 women and 3 children arrived by boat
In its announcement, the KSED states that on August 14, 2023 at 20:00, it received information about a boat with migrants in danger, which was sailing at a distance of 15 nm east of Cabo Greco, within the E-D area of responsibility of the Republic of Cyprus.
The KSED proceeded with the implementation of the National Plan "NEARCHOS" by mobilizing the Akatos Onisillos and Theseas, the speedboats E. Pallikaridis and Ap. Andreas of the Port & Maritime Police, the IASON helicopter of the MAEP of the Police with a nurse of the Ambulance Service of the OKYpY, as well and a boat of the SEVaK volunteer rescue team.
The total of 60 rescued (54 men, 3 women and 3 children) were safely transported at 03:00 on 15 Aug 23, to the fishing shelter of Paralimni for further management by the competent Services of the Republic.