3 refugees die as boat sinks near Turkish coast

5 others have been rescued in the incident near in Meric River 

3 refugees die as boat sinks near Turkish coast

World Bulletin / News Desk

Three refugees were killed when a boat carrying at least eight people sank in Meric River in northwestern Turkey early Wednesday, according to a Turkish gendarme source.

Five others were rescued by Turkish security forces and fishermen, the source, who did not want to be named due to restrictions on talking to the media, said.

The survivors were taken to hospitals in Enez and Kesan districts in northwestern Edirne province.

Meric River is in northwest Turkey and marks the land border of Turkey with Greece.

 

Güncelleme Tarihi: 22 Şubat 2017, 11:54
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