Bulgarian boat saves 120 Migrants near Lesbos

The Bulgarian ship “Obzor” saved 120 migrants in the sea near the Greek island Lesbos. At the moment, the identities and origin of the people has not yet been confirmed.

Under the guidance of the European Agency for Border and Costal Defence, the Bulgarian ship “Obzor” has located and saved two inflatable boats filled with people in the waters near the Greek island Lesbos. The event happened at 4am on November 25, 2017 and was part of the Agency’s “Poseidon” program.

One child in critical condition has been immediately sent to a hospital in the near-by town Mitilini on Lesbos. The child was at the apparent age of 10 and his condition is unknown at the moment. The two boats were collectively carrying 120 people, among which 53 men, 34 women and 33 children. All of the people have been safely transported to Mitilini. Their identity and country of origin is to be confirmed.

(Picture taken from: mvr.bg)

Bozhidar Lazarov

Bozhidar Lazarov is a freelance writer, hobbyist programmer and an aspired novelist. Feel free to follow him on https://www.minds.com/seriousways for his latest articles and personal projects.

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