Two Children Among Migrants Drowned Near Greek Island

Two Children Among Migrants Drowned Near Greek Island

"A woman and two young children drowned, and seven people were missing, after an inflatable dinghy carrying dozens of migrants from Turkey hit rocks near the Greek island of Lesbos, the Greek authorities said on Sunday as fears rose of more deaths amid worsening weather conditions. An additional 53 people made it ashore after the dinghy sank shortly before dawn on Sunday in choppy waters on a very windy day, according to an official at the Greek Shipping Ministry. The dead children were 2 and 7 years old, and their ethnicity was not known, the official said."

 

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  • Kitsantonis, Niki. "Two Children Among Migrants Drowned Near Greek Island", New York Times, October 25, 2015.
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