11 dead, four missing as migrant boat sinks off Turkey coast, says local media

Eleven people drowned and four remained missing in a migrant boat sinking off Turkey's Aegean coast on Friday, local media reported.

AFP March 24, 2017 18:32:24 IST
11 dead, four missing as migrant boat sinks off Turkey coast, says local media

Ankara, Turkey: Eleven people drowned and four remained missing in a migrant boat sinking off Turkey's Aegean coast on Friday, local media reported.

The bodies of the dead were found on the shore in the western province of Aydin, the private Dogan news agency reported. Seven others on board the inflatable dinghy were found alive, the agency added.

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