- Off the coast of the Turkish resort of Dikili his Thursday eighteen refugees drowned, including six children. Which reported the Turkish news agency Dogan.
The Turkish coast guard could pick 21 people from the sea and is still searching for two missing. They wanted the crossing to Greece when their wooden boat capsized. The accident happened in turbulent weather. Also, there were too many people on board.
Certainly half a million Syrians are this year crossed from Turkey to Greece to escape the war in their own country. Hundreds of them did not survive the crossing.