18 Men Drown in Attempting to Reach Greece

“18 Men Drown Trying to Reach Greece,” by the New York Times:

At least 18 immigrants have drowned in the Aegean Sea while trying to reach Greece from Turkey, a spokeswoman for the Greek port authority said on Saturday, adding that rescuers were seeking nine more people.

The corpses of 18 men were recovered off Lesbos, an island close to Turkey, early on Saturday, the spokeswoman said, adding that a survivor picked up by Coast Guard officers on Friday said that the boat had sunk amid choppy waters. “He told his rescuers that 28 people had been on the boat, including women and children,” she said, adding that there were no details about the ethnic origins of the immigrants…

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

1 Response to 18 Men Drown in Attempting to Reach Greece

  1. Pingback: A STORY OF IMMIGRANTS STRUGGLING IN GREECE : Dr. Pinna

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s