#AceWorldNews – TURKEY – November 03 – A total of 24 people have been killed and another 7 have been rescued after a boat carrying migrants capsized off the northern coast of Istanbul.
‘ Boat Sinks off the Bosphorus ‘
With a further 12 are missing, AP reported.
‘ Boat Sinks Killing 24 Mostly Children ‘
A rescue official said most of the dead were children and that the boat had been carrying between 30 and 40 migrants.
Six people are known to have been rescued by the Turkish coastguard, while 10 bodies were recovered.
According to local reports, the refugees were believed to have been heading for Romania.