Boat sink in Aegean Sea: 12 deaths
CANAKKALE - 12 people died as a result of a boat carrying immigrants sinking when they tried to illegally cross to Greece from the Aegean Sea.
A group of immigrants tried to illegally cross to the Greece territories from Canakkale but the boat carrying the immigrants to Lesvos Island sank and 12 people died as a result of it. At the same time, 25 people were saved from drowning last minute.
After the investigation by the Coastguard team 25 people were saved from drowning and they were brought to the Babakale Port. It has been reported that there were approximately 48-52 people in the boat.
Investigation carry on in the area by the coastguards. (ILKHA)