At least 37 dead, including children, as migrant boat sinks off Turkey

Turkish gendarmes carry the body of a migrant on a beach in Canakkale's Bademli district on January 30, 2016The Turkish coastguard on Saturday recovered the bodies of women and children washed up on a beach after yet another migrant boat sank while trying to reach Europe, leaving at least 37 dead. In harrowing scenes reminiscent of the death of Aylan Kurdi, the Syrian toddler photographed lying dead on a Turkish beach in September, the body of a small child could be seen among those strewn over a beach near the town of Ayvacik in northwestern Canakkale province, an AFP photographer at the scene said. Another young child was found dead in the water, according to the AFP photographer.

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