The boat carrying irregular migrants capsizes off the coast of southern Turkey
Two irregular migrants were killed after their boat had capsized off the coast of southern Turkey, Turkish Coast Guard Command said in a statement on Saturday.
The boat carrying 19 irregular migrants capsized off the coast of the Bodrum district of Turkey’s southwestern Muğla province and two of them, including one infant, were killed, while 17 migrants were rescued, according to the statement.
The Mediterranean crossing continues to be the deadliest migrant route in the world
More than 20,000 migrants have been reported dead or missing since 2013. (ILKHA)