More than 2,500 refugees land on Lesbos on Wednesday – witness

More than 2,500 refugees land on Lesbos on Wednesday - witness

LESBOS, Greece (Reuters) – More than 2,500 people, mainly Afghan refugees, arrived on the Greek island of Lesbos on Wednesday morning in the space of three hours, a Reuters witness said.

About 40 rubber dinghies each carrying 60 to 70 people arrived in the rain on one beach on the island, which was covered in life jackets & rubber tubes. Some were suffered hypothermia.

(Reporting by Yannis Behrakis; Writing by Karolina Tagaris Editing by Jeremy Gaunt.)

Source: “Reuters”