52 migrants rescued in western Turkey

Mon 04 Feb 2019 07:57 GMT | 11:57 Local Time

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Turkish coast guard units on Sunday rescued 52 irregular migrants, including 25 children, in the western province of Aydin, Anadolu Agency reports.

The units sprang to action after learning a rubber boat carrying the migrants was stranded in the Aegean Sea due to engine failure.

The migrants included 45 Afghans, six Iranians, and a Gabonese. They were transferred to the provincial migration office.

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