Imran Chohan

Imran Chohan

33 perish as two boats sink off Turkey

Somalilandtribune report

Two boats on their way to Greece have capsized near Turkey, killing at least 33 migrants,reported BBC.

Citing Turkish news agencies Anadolu and Dogan agencies,the BBC said that 122 people died close to the Greek island of Lesbos.

Both the Anadolu and Dogan agencies reported that 22 people died close to the Greek island of Lesbos,said the report.

Dogan said another 11 people died in a separate incident further south, near Dikili in Turkey’s Izmir province.

Up to 5 February, at least 374 people had died crossing into Europe this year, says the International Organization for Migration (IOM).