Sunday, January 16

16 migrants killed after boat accident outside Greece – News (Echo)

Stock Photography on boats from the Greek coast guard

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  • In Greece, at least 16 people have been found dead and about 60 rescued after the boat they were traveling in sank near the island of Paros late last night.

  • It is the third accident involving boats transporting migrants in just a few days in Greece, where activity among human traffickers has increased recently, reports AFP.

  • Yesterday, the Greek Coast Guard was also able to arrest three suspected smugglers who escaped from a boat, with 92 people on board, which got stuck on the Peloponnese peninsula.

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