A rubber boat carrying 18 people, 12 adults and 6 children, arrived on Cape Praso, Samos north east this morning 06.00. The people fled to the woods after landing, scared to be returned to Turkey by Greek coast guard.
Aegean Boat Report has been in contact with the group, to document their arrival, to make sure that we can prove without a doubt, that they arrived on Samos, ABR has received pictures and videos. The main concern is that these people will find themselves floating in the Aegean Sea on a life raft later today, ABR will try to make sure this will not happen. Port police an Samos have been informed, given contact information, details and location.
Any questions regarding this incident can he address to the Port Police on Samos. This number is open 24/7.
Port police Samos: +30 22730 27318
By documenting arrivals, we can put pressure on port police, so that they find it difficult to illegally return them to Turkey, because they know we know.