Cyprus Mail
Cyprus

Twelve migrants picked up in Peristerona

File photo: The Kokkinotrimithia camp for refugees

A group of twelve migrants were found walking around in Peristerona in the Nicosia district early on Wednesday.

According to police, all are male Syrians. Two of them are reportedly minors.

The men, who were spotted at 4.20am, were taken to the Kokkinotrimithia reception centre and all relevant services were informed of their arrival.

There has been a spike in migrants this year, and President Nicos Anastasiades will have an extraordinary meeting with the Council of Ministers in the afternoon to discuss immigration policy.

Related Posts

Cyprus Business Now

Kyriacos Nicolaou

Gate in buffer zone barbed wire fence knocked down

Nick Theodoulou

People in Cyprus can expect to work for more years than EU average

Anna Savva

Coronavirus: North records over 2,000 cases, one death in past week

Staff Reporter

New bills aim to let ordinary citizens petition government and House

Anna Savva

Anastasiades meets potato farmers in Xylofagou, promises support

Jean Christou