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Crete: Boat with 430 migrants, incl 100 children, towed to safety

The fishing boat with 430 migrants onboard was towed to Skala Palaiochoras where it docked at 2 o’ clock Tuesday afternoon after a big rescue operation. According to state broadcaster ERT, three of the 100 children in total suffered faint incidents and were transferred to the local hospital with ambulances. …

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French tourist Violet Gigano, 29, missing; huge search operation in Chania

Authorities in the Prefecture of Chania on the island of Crete has launched a huge search operation to locate 29-year-old French tourist Gigano Violet who has been missing since June 24, the day she had last spoken with her family in France. She was planning to visit Elafonisi. Gigano’s rented …

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