Seventeen migrants killed when boat sinks off Turkish coast: Anadolu

September 27, 2015 10:03 AM

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ISTANBUL Seventeen migrants drowned when their boat sank on Sunday off the Turkish coast while headed for the Greek island of Kos, the Anadolu Agency reported.

The boat was carrying 37 people, 20 of whom were rescued, when it sank in the Aegean Sea, Anadolu said, citing local governor Amir Cicek.

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