26 migrants drown in Aegean Sea
Ankara: At least 26 refugees, including four children and 11 women, died on Tuesday when their boat capsized in the Aegean Sea, with another 200 people who were trying to reach the Greek island of Kos. The 20-metre wooden boat left the Turkish peninsula of Datca at about 6.00 a.m. on Tuesday and sank while sailing in the international waters of the Aegean Sea, EFE news reported. Five coastguard boats reached the scene and were able to rescue 211 people and retrieve the bodies of four children and 20 adults. Rescue operations are continuing for more survivors.