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Almost 40 dead after migrant boat sinks off Turkey

Almost 40 dead after migrant boat sinks off Turkey

Jan 30, – More than one million refugees and migrants arrived in the European Union last year and some 3,600 died or went missing, forcing the EU to mull suspending its Schengen open-borders area for up to two years. Almost 40 people drowned and 75 were rescued after a boat carrying migrants to Greece sank […]

January 30, 2016 | By | Reply More
7 children among 14 dead in migrant boat sinking off Turkey

7 children among 14 dead in migrant boat sinking off Turkey

Nov 11, – Turkish coast guards rescued 27 others after the boat went down off the town of Ayvacik on its way to the Greek island of Lesbos. A wooden boat carrying dozens of migrants sank off the Turkish coast on Wednesday, killing 14 people including seven children stuck inside the vessel’s cabin, officials and […]

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