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5 dead in new migrant boat sinking off Turkey

Mar 10, 2016 - 8:52 PM

The fatalities include a baby while two others remain missing

epa05204038 Members of Turkish emergency services capture migrants on a boat after they attempted to reach the Greek island Lesbos in the Agean Sea in Ayvacik district near Canakkale, coastal city of Turkey, 10 March 2016. Five people, including a baby, drowned off Turkey's coast when their boat capsized en route to Greece, it was reported, as migrants continue to make the dangerous journey from Turkey to the European Union. About 850,000 made the crossing in 2015, but hundreds of others died in the attempt. EPA/STR

25 migrants drown off Turkey

Mar 06, 2016 - 10:20 PM

UPDATED The Turkish coastguard says 10 out of the 25 fatalities were children

24 dead, including 10 children, in Greek migrant boat sinking – coastguard

Jan 28, 2016 - 8:33 PM

Eleven people from a dinghy carrying 45 people are still listed as missing following the latest tragedy involving overladen migrant boats crossing the Aegean Sea from Turkey to Greece


Migrant boat sinks off Italy, several dead: report

May 12, 2014 - 9:57 PM

Around 200 out of the around 400 passengers have been rescued