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Tags: EU | Europe | Migrants

Migrant Boat Sinks off Greek Island; 7 Bodies Recovered

Wednesday, 27 January 2016 01:45 PM

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities say a total of seven bodies, including those of two children, have been recovered from the sea off the eastern Aegean island of Kos after a boat carrying migrants or refugees sank early Wednesday.

Rescue crews recovered the bodies of three men, two women, a boy and a girl. There were two survivors — a man and a woman.

A search and rescue operation in the area by vessels from the Greek coast guard and the European border patrol agency Frontex, a helicopter and Greek rescue volunteers was called off after all on board the boat were accounted for.

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Greek authorities say a total of seven bodies, including those of two children, have been recovered from the sea off the eastern Aegean island of Kos after a boat carrying migrants or refugees sank early Wednesday.Rescue crews recovered the bodies of three men, two women, a...
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