Girl being passed from fishing boat to the cruise ship
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Footage of migrant boat rescue off Cyprus

Almost 350 people, thought to be Syrian refugees, have been rescued by a cruise ship off Cyprus after their boat ran into trouble in rough seas.

They were taken aboard the ship, Salamis Filoxenia, Limassol port master Girgos Pouros said. All are said to be in good health.

  • 25 Sep 2014
  • From the section Europe