Ten migrants, including five children die as boat capsizes

ANKARA, Jan 30 (KUNA) — Ten people, including five children, died early Saturday as migrants tried to make their way from Turkey to Greece by boat, the latest in a string of fatal accidents that claimed hundreds of lives last year alone.
Anadolu agency reported 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 43 people in the Aegean Sea. The migrants hail from Syria, Afghanistan and Myanmar.(end) rs.tg