Migrants’ boat capsizes off Turkish coast, 22 drown – coast guard
Refugees and migrants are seen on an overcrowded dinghy near the shores of the Greek island of Lesbos, while crossing a part of the Aegean Sea from the Turkish coast - REUTERS
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ISTANBUL: Twenty-two migrants drowned when the boat carrying them capsized off Turkey’s Aegean coast in the Edremit area of Balikesir province on Monday as they tried to reach a Greek island, a Turkish coast guard official told Reuters.

Separately, the private Dogan news agency said 11 migrants died and three were rescued when another boat sank further south off the coast of Dikili in the province of Izmir.

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