Migrants: six kids dead in shipwrecks off Turkey

Two Syrian brothers off Bodrum, four others off Ayvacik

27 November, 12:35

    Migrants arrive in overloaded rubber dinghies on the Greek island of Lesvos, Greece, after crossing the Aegean Sea from Turkey Migrants arrive in overloaded rubber dinghies on the Greek island of Lesvos, Greece, after crossing the Aegean Sea from Turkey

    ISTANBUL - Six children have died in two migrant shipwrecks at dawn Friday off the Turkish coast, state-run news agency Anadolu reports.

    Two Syrian brothers ages one and four, Diven Halil Hussein and Beren Halil Hussein, drowned after their ship sank off Bodrum with 23 others on board, who were all rescued. Four other bodies of children were found after another ship carrying Syrian and Afghan nationals sank off Ayvacik in which 51 migrants were rescued.

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