14 migrants die as boat sinks off Turkey

The United Nations refugee agency UNHCR says more than 2,500 people have died trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea in 2015At least 14 migrants, including seven children, drowned on Wednesday when their flimsy boat sank off Turkey’s Aegean coast while trying to reach Greece, the latest fatalities in Europe’s refugee crisis. The Turkish coastguard recovered the bodies from the wooden boat which was heading from the western province of Canakkale to the Greek island of Lesbos, the Dogan news agency said. Humanity is watching from the sidelines,” said Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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