Six children among nine dead as refugee boat sinks off Turkey – coast guard

Six children among nine dead as refugee boat sinks off Turkey – coast guard

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The Gaza Post|The News of Palestine-Istanbul

Nine people including six children died on Sunday after a speedboat carrying 15 refugees sank off the coast of Turkey’s southern province of Antalya, the Turkish coast guard said in a statement.

Five people were rescued by the coast guard and fishermen, it said.

Search and rescue operations for one refugee believed missing were continuing.

Source: Reuters

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