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At least 10 migrants drown off Turkish coast: coastguard

AFP
Published Jan 30, 2016, 3:32 pm IST
Updated Jan 30, 2016, 3:32 pm IST
The migrants had set off from the district of Ayvacik in Canakkale province in an apparent bid to reach the Greek island of Lesbos.
Refugees and migrants on a dinghy arrive from the Turkish coast to the northeastern Greek island of Lesbos. (Photo: AP)
 Refugees and migrants on a dinghy arrive from the Turkish coast to the northeastern Greek island of Lesbos. (Photo: AP)

Ayvacik, Turkey: At least ten migrants, including five children, were killed on Saturday when their boat sank in the Aegean Sea while trying to cross from Turkey to a Greek island, a Turkish coastguard official said.

The migrants had set off from the district of Ayvacik in Canakkale province in an apparent bid to reach the Greek island of Lesbos.

 

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