02.09.2015 13:25

Elevan migrants drown as two boats sank off Aegean

Two inflatable boats carrying Syrian migrants, in attempt to cross into Greek island of Kos illegally through Turkey’s Aegean resort town of Bodrum, capsized off Akyarlar neighbourhood.
As a boat carrying 16 migrants sank off international waters and left seven people killed, four were rescued and five went missing.

Another incident killed four people, as a boat carrying six illegal migrants sank off Akyarlar neighbourhood of Bodrum, near Alihoca foreland. While three children and a woman died, two people having tried to reach the shore were found and rescued, fainted, in their lifejackets.
Nilüfer DEMİR / Muğla-Bodrum (DHA)