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For 700 migrants, harrowing sail ends in Greece

IERAPETRA, Greece (AP) More than 700 people, most fleeing Syria, were disembarking Thursday on the Greek island of Crete after a harrowing journey on a smuggling ship that which broke down in gale-force winds while trying to reach Europe. The Baris cargo ship lost engine power Tuesday in international waters off Crete, and reached the coastal town of Ierapetra after being slowly towed for 40 hours by a Greek navy frigate. Authorities said its passengers include many Syrians with a large of...

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