ANKARA Five children were among the 12 people killed after a plastic boat carrying 22 Syrians to Greece sunk off Turkey's Aegean coastal town of Kusadasi on Friday, the private Dogan news agency (DHA) said.
Dogan said of the 22 migrants on board, seven had been rescued while three were still being sought by the Turkish coast guard. It said authorities had detained two Turks suspected of being the organisers of the voyage after they swam ashore.
(Reporting by Tuvan Gumrukcu; Editing by Nick Tattersall)
This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed.
Your guide to the latest seat tally, live updates, analysis and list of winners for Lok Sabha Elections 2019 on firstpost.com/elections. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram or like our Instagram or like our Facebook page for updates from all 542 constituencies on counting day of the general elections.
Updated Date: Mar 24, 2017 22:01:39 IST