Over 100 migrants land at British RAF base in Cyprus

A British Royal Air Force (RAF) Tornado fighter jet pictured at the Akrotiri airbase, near the Cypriot port city of Limassol, on October 1, 2014Around 120 migrants crowded in two boats landed at a British sovereign base on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus on Wednesday, military officials told AFP. Personnel at the Royal Air Force base at Akrotiri, near the island’s second city Limassol, said those who came ashore included women and children and all were in good health. British authorities could not say whether they were refugees fleeing Syria or whether Cyprus was their intended destination.

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