Migration and Struggle in Greece

Refugee boat sinks off western Turkey, 14 dead

Posted by clandestina on 11 November 2015

Fourteen people drowned off Turkey’s western coast when a boat packed with refugees sank in the early hours of Wednesday. A Turkish Coast Guard patrol found the sinking boat off the coast of Ayvacik district in Canakkale province – around 10 kilometers (4 miles) from Lesbos. Among the dead were seven children. 27 people were rescued.

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