21 die as boats carrying migrants sink in Aegean Sea

October 30, 2015 8:54 AM

17 0

21 die as boats carrying migrants sink in Aegean Sea

Greek authorities say 21 people have died after two boats carrying migrants and refugees from Turkey to Greece sank overnight, in the latest deadly incidents in the eastern Aegean Sea.

The Merchant Marine Ministry said 18 people were killed and 138 people were rescued near the island of Kalymnos, while another three died and six were rescued in a separate incident early Friday off the island of Rhodes.

Read more

To category page

Loading...