At least 17 Syrian migrants die off Turkish coast: Official
Sept.27, Ankara: At least 17 migrants attempting to reach Greece by boat from Turkey have drowned after their boat sank off the Turkish coast.
All the victims thought to be Syrians, included five women and five children, local media reported. They were trapped in the boat's cabin as it sank, Turkey's local media said.
Gov. Amir Cicek of Mugla province said that the Turkish Coast Guard rescued 20 other Syrian refugees early on Sunday. No one was missing or unaccounted for, it said.
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