Seven children die after migrant boats sink off Greece

Women and children arrive with other refugees and migrants on the Greek island of Lesbos, on October 28, 2015, after crossing the Aegean sea from TurkeyAt least seven children died when boats carrying migrants sank off Greece on Wednesday, as rescue workers battled to save more youngsters on the seashore in the latest desperate scenes in Europe’s refugee crisis. Images from Lesbos, a major entry point for the huge flow of migrants trying to get to Europe, showed doctors attempting to revive unconscious children on the island’s shoreline. Later in the evening, a drowned woman and the bodies of two children were found floating off the Greek island of Agathonisi, just a few kilometres from the Turkish coast.

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