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Saudi- Dozens of migrants found on crippled yacht off Greece

(MENAFN- Saudi Press Agency)
Athens, Dhu-AlHijjah 16, 1438, Sep 7, 2017, SPA -- Greece's coast guard says it has located a crippled yacht carrying dozens of migrants in waters south of the Aegean island of Santorini, and is towing it to safety.
According to AP, the coast guard says that between 50 and 70 people are believed to be on the vessel, which is expected to reach the port of Iraklion on Crete later Thursday.
The yacht was located following a search and rescue operation, after authorities received a distress call from somebody on board.
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