More than 100 migrants rescued from sea off Crete

eKathimerini –A Singapore-flagged  tanker THE RHINO early Tuesday morning rescued 103 migrants on board a wooden boat off the coast of Crete after one of the passengers issued a distress call on the European 112 hotline.

The Rhino was one of  five vessels in the vicinity that responded to the call for help.

The migrants are being transported to the port city of Heraklion.