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11 Die as Two Migrant Boats Capsize En Route to Greece

September 4, 2015

At least 11 people have lost their lives on Wednesday when two boats capsized carrying migrants from Turkey to Greece.

As Turkish media reports, the first accident took place when a boat carrying 16 Syrian migrants sunk leaving seven people dead.

Four people on board have been rescued and five are still missing.

Migrants tried to reach Greek island of Kos from Bodrum peninsula.

Later, on the same day, another boat sank on the same route with six migrants onboard.

Two of them, who had life jackets, survived, and a woman with four children drowned.

Around 2500 people, mainly Africans, have lost their lives so far this year trying to reach Europe.

 

 

 

 

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