18, including 9 children, drown off the coast of Greece

January 28, 2016 12:01 PM

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18, including 9 children, drown off the coast of Greece

Authorities in Greece have raised the death toll from a migrant boat sinking to 18, after recovering seven more bodies off the island of Samos in the eastern Aegean Sea.

The Coast Guard said Thursday that nine children were among the dead — four girls and five boys — while eight adult men and one woman also died.

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