Spike in migrant arrivals at northern Aegean islands reported

Spike in migrant arrivals at northern Aegean islands reported

A total of 424 new asylum seekers reached Greek islands in the northern Aegean between midnight and noon on Saturday, the North Aegean police announced.

According to the report, 178 individuals arrived at the island of Lesvos, 114 landed on the island of Chios and 132 on the island of Samos, while arrivals are continuing.

This exceeds the numbers arriving on Friday, when 175 asylum-seekers reached Greek islands in total, of which 80 came to Lesvos, 25 to Chios and 70 to Samos.