Migrant boat sinking claims 25 lives

21:06, 06 March 2016

A boat carrying migrants from Turkey to Greece has sunk with the loss of 25 lives, Turkey's coast guard says, according to the BBC.

Turkey / hurriyet.com.tr

Fifteen people were rescued after the boat capsized near the Turkish resort of Didim, the BBC wrote.

At least three children are believed to be among those who died.

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) says at least 321 migrants drowned trying to get to Greece between January 1 and March 3.

Turkey / hurriyet.com.tr

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