Migration and Struggle in Greece

Boat carrying 8 migrants sinks

Posted by clandestina on 18 March 2014

18 March 2014. A boat carrying eight migrants sank 1.5 miles off the coast of the Karaada island in the southwestern province of Muğla’s Bodrum district, on Tuesday.

According to the authorities three people were rescued and four people were killed when the boat sank. Coast guard is still searching for one more migrant believed missing from the boat.

Three coast guard vessels and two private boats were involved in the search.

The rescued migrants have been taken to the hospitals in Bodrum.

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