17 Syrian migrants die off Turkish coast, official says

An official says 17 Syrians have drowned after their boat sank off the Turkish coast on its way to the Greek island of Leros.

Gov. Amir Cicek of Mugla province told the state-run Anadolu Agency that the Turkish Coast Guard rescued 20 other Syrian refugees early on Sunday. No one was missing or unaccounted for.

via ynetnews.com

Source: http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4704535,00.html

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