Monday 11 December 2017

Seven bodies - including those of two children - recovered as migrant boat sinks

Photo: Google maps
Photo: Google maps

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.

Press Association

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