Seven dead as migrant boat sinks off Greek island
Published 27/01/2016 | 10:31
Seven bodies, including those of two children, have been recovered from the sea off the eastern Aegean island of Kos after a boat carrying migrants sank, Greek authorities said.
Rescue crews recovered the bodies of three men, two women, a boy and a girl. There were two survivors - a man and a woman.
A search and rescue operation in the area by vessels from the Greek coast guard and the European border patrol agency Frontex, a helicopter and Greek rescue volunteers was called off after all on board the boat were accounted for.