At least 35 drowned as migrant boat capsizes off Turkey

January 30, 2016 5:08 PM

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He looks peacefully asleep. But the migrant boy, lying on his back on a rocky Turkish beach, is dead — and a soul-searing reminder that Europe's migrant crisis keeps destroying lives and families by the day.

The unidentified boy was among at least 35 people who drowned Saturday when their boat struck rocks and capsized at dawn as they attempted the deceptively short crossing from the Turkish coast to the Greek island of Lesbos barely five miles away. More than 250 have drowned already this month trying ...

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