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31 irregular migrants arrive in Kato Pyrgos

January 8, 2019 at 7:32am
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Another 31 irregular migrants from Syria have arrived in Kato Pyrgos.

The family with two children and 27 men crossed over on foot from  Turkish occupied Limnitis at around midnight on Monday.

Their boat was seen approaching the coast at around 9 pm on Monday night.

They were taken to Polis Chrysochous police station and from there to will be transferred to the temporary reception centre at Kokkinotrimithia.

 

Cyprus has EU’s highest number of asylum applicants relative to population