305 Syrian refugees reached Cyprus on two boats

Vastavam web: Cyprus police say a 36-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly driving one of a pair of boats that brought 305 Syrian refugees to the island’s northwestern coast.Police spokesman Michalis Ioannou said Sunday that the 202 men, 30 women and 73 children who arrived at around midnight are thought to be the largest number of migrants to reach Cyprus in a single day.He says the passengers reported paying USD 2,000 (1,658 euros) each for the trip. Some with relatives in Cyprus have expressed the desire to remain there.