IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation
Greek Ship Fails to Sail
Following the technical failure experienced by one of ships from Greece, its passengers have been transferred to Mavi Marmara. The transfer of the passengers have been completed successfully.
Palestine, Middle East, Turkey 28.05.2010

Following the technical failure experienced by one of ships from Greece, its passengers have been transferred to Mavi Marmara. The transfer of the passengers have been completed successfully. One of the ships joining the “Palestine Our Route, Humanitarian Aid Our Load” flotilla from Greece dropped out due to a technical failure. Passengers of the ship named “Challenge 2” have been moved on to Mavi Marmara at a point near Cyprus in the international waters.

The transfer have been completed successfully. The ship Mavi Marmara is now heading towards the meeting point of the flotilla together with its newly arrived passengers. Activists onboard Mavi Marmara, greeted their freshly arrived fellow passengers by chanting slogans such as “Long live Palestine”. After the recent additions, number of the passengers on Mavi Marmara have raised up to 778. However, number of the boats joining the flotilla fell down to 8.

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