Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Tragic Accident Involving Illegal Immigrants

DefenceNet reports that a Turkish smuggling vessel hit some rocks in the Korakas region near Lesbos Island. As a result 8 people died. The victims were 4 women and 4 children. One child is still missing.

The vessel crashed on the rocks which caused the passengers to be flung into the sea. Ten people managed to make it to shore safely. The lucky ones include the Turkish smuggler, 7 men, 1 woman and 1 child.

Coast Guard vessels in the area have recovered 8 bodies. The search for the missing child is currently underway.

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