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Migrant boat sinks off Turkey killing 7 children, 2 women

AP  |  Ankara 

Turkey's state-run agency says a boat carrying migrants has capsized off the in the Aegean sea, killing seven children and two women.

Agency says four other migrants were rescued from the that sank early on Thursday off the resort of

There was no information on the nationalities of the migrants, who were attempting to reach one of the near

district told the bodies have been recovered and no further migrants are reported missing.

Many migrants continue to attempt to reach the from the Turkish coast, hoping to eventually move to more prosperous countries. Others try to cross the river that runs along the land border between the two countries.

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First Published: Thu, August 09 2018. 12:50 IST