Greece's coast guard says 5 migrants have drowned off Samos

April 9, 2016 7:33 AM

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ATHENS, Greece – Greece's coast guard says at least five migrants have drowned in the eastern Aegean Sea after a small plastic boat capsized.

The five victims, four women and a child, were found around dawn Saturday northeast of the Greek island of Samos, close to the Turkish coast. A coast guard spokeswoman says there were also five survivors: two women, two men and a child.

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