Turkish Coast Guard Command successfully rescued 57 irregular migrants off the coast of Bodrum in Muğla, who had been forcibly pushed back to Turkish territorial waters by Greece.
Simultaneously, the teams apprehended an additional 23 irregular migrants attempting to make their way to European countries via the Bodrum coast.
The Coast Guard Command received intelligence about the presence of illegal immigrants aboard a rubber boat near Bodrum's coastline. Acting promptly, the teams executed a rescue mission, saving the 57 irregular migrants who had been repelled into Turkish waters by Greece.
Concurrently, another operation led to the capture of 23 irregular migrants on a rubber boat as they sought to reach European countries from the shores of Bodrum. The migrants were safely brought ashore and subsequently handed over to the Provincial Directorate of Migration Management.
These actions highlight the ongoing challenges and humanitarian efforts in addressing irregular migration routes in the region, emphasizing the importance of coordinated responses to ensure the safety and well-being of individuals involved. (ILKHA)
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