33 migrants killed as two boats capsize off Turkish coast

Ankara, Feb 8 (IANS) At least 33 migrants drowned on Monday as two boats capsized off Turkey’s Aegean coast, the media reported.

At least 22 migrants were killed when a boat carrying migrants bound for the Greek island of Lesbos capsized off Turkey’s Edremit Bay. The Turkish Coast Guard rescued four migrants from the sea, Xinhua reported.

Eleven other migrants were drowned off Izmir’s Dikili coast in another capsizing. Three migrants were rescued.

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