18 dead after boats capsize
Greece's coast guard says it has recovered 14 bodies from inside a capsized migrant smuggling boat, bringing the total number of dead in the incident to 18.
The yacht and a dinghy crammed with dozens of immigrants trying to enter Greece illegally capsized before dawn Monday off the coast of the island of Samos.
It is the third such fatal sinking in this country so far this year. It was not immediately clear why the boats overturned.
Comments on this story are pre-moderated. Before they appear, comments are reviewed by moderators to ensure they meet our submission guidelines. Keep it clean, keep it civil, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments are open and welcome for three days after the story is published. We reserve the right to close comments before then. Comments that appear on the site are not the opinion of Castanet, but only of the comment writer.
Read more World News
- Fire lights up the skyVernon / N. Okanagan - 9:49 am
- More than 5,000 behind in taxesKelowna - 5:00 am
- Teachers picket Clark luncheonPenticton / S. Okanagan - 5:00 am
- Missing Coldstream swimmerVernon / N. Okanagan
World Health Organization
World Trade Organization