Five dead, including child, as migrants' boat capsizes off Turkey

Five people, including a baby, drowned off Turkey's coast when their boat capsized en route to Greece, the Dogan news agency reports, as migrants continue to make the dangerous journey from Turkey to the European Union.

The Turkish coastguard saved nine migrants from the accident, which took place late on Wednesday, the report says, noting that the migrants were mainly from Afghanistan and Iran.

Last update: Fri, 24/06/2016 - 08:49
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