47 migrants rescued off the Turkish coast of Muğla


On Wednesday, the Turkish Coast Guard rescued 47 irregular migrants from drowning off the coast of Muğla Province, southwest of the country.

It stated in a statement that the migrants were on boats off the coast of the Marmaris and Daca regions of Muğla, and it turned out that the Greek authorities pushed them towards Turkish territorial waters.

The statement explained that among those rescued were 8 children, in addition to a Turkish citizen who was about to leave the country illegally.

After being transported to land, the irregular migrants were handed over to the Immigration Department in Muğla to complete their legal procedures.