Migration and Struggle in Greece

13 migrants drown off Turkey coast, 13 missing

Posted by clandestina on 20 September 2015

Αt least 13 migrants have died off the coast of Turkey Sunday after the inflatable dinghy carrying them to Greece collided with a ferry, Turkish media reports.

Four children are among the victims of the accident involving a boat carrying 46 migrants from the northwestern Turkish port of Canakkale to the Greek island of Lesbos, the Dogan news agency reports.

Twenty people have been rescued but 13 people are still missing, the report adds.


One Response to “13 migrants drown off Turkey coast, 13 missing”

  1. Thanks for this!

    Here is our latest post from Samos:


    Winter is Coming! Refugees on Samos | Sofiane Ait Chalalet and Chris Jones The summer is coming to an end. The weather here on Samos continues to be sunny and in the midday the temperatures can be in the low 30s. But the evenings and nights are getting cooler. In the past… Read more…


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