15 dead in suspected immigrant boat accident in northern Greece
Posted by clandestina on 5 January 2010
UPDATE JAN 8, EVENING: The number of bodies found so far has risen to 15. The date of the shipwreck is estimated to be the 29th of december.
UPDATE JAN 6, AFTERNOON: Unfortunately, the number of dead bodies washed ashore is rising, 10 bodies have been found so far.
source: associated press
THESSALONIKI, Greece – Police in northern Greece say six bodies have been recovered from the sea or have washed up on the shore following a suspected boat accident involving illegal immigrants. Their IDs were not found, reports said.
Two bodies were found Monday and four at the weekend near Alexandroupoli, a city in northeastern Greece, near the border with Turkey.