27 Dead Off Coast of Turkey

“’27 dead’ off Turkey as boat sinks,” from the BBC:

At least 27 migrants have died off the Turkish coast trying to reach the Greek island of Lesbos, Turkish media say.

The victims, including 11 children, drowned when their boat capsized after setting off from Balikesir province.

About 400 people have died crossing into Europe in 2016, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) says…

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