> ANSA English > News

50 migrants land in Puglia

Another 59 found on Greece ferry

30 January, 12:31
50 migrants land in Puglia (ANSA) - Rome, January 30 - Some 50 migrants landed on the coast of Puglia Sunday night from a boat whose mast had snapped in half as it ran aground in high seas, police said.

The migrants said 23 others were with them on two other boats when they left Greece two days ago.

Coastguard and navy boats are seeking the two craft.

Meanwhile 59 migrants were found aboard a ferry heading for Venice from Corinth.

© Copyright ANSA - All rights reserved