Number of victims of capsized boat rises to 39

ANKARA, Jan 30 (KUNA) — The number of victims of the capsized boat of migrants who tried to make their way from Turkey to Greece rose to 39, including five children.
The incident is the latest in a string of fatal accidents that claimed hundreds of lives last year alone.
The coast guard said that the security authorities arrested a Turkish national suspected of being behind the organization of this illegal trip.
Anadolu agency earlier said that the migrants’ boat was trying to reach the Greek island of Lesbos from Turkey’s coastal Canakkale province, citing the coast guard.
The coast guard rescued 62 people in the Aegean Sea. The migrants hail from Syria, Afghanistan and Myanmar.(pick up previous).
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