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Turkey migrant boat capsizes, 4 killed, 30 missing

AP  |  Ankara 

says a boat carrying migrants has capsized off Turkey's Aegean coast, killing at least four people while 30 others are believed to be missing.

The ministry says an Iraqi woman who survived the made it back to shore and sought help from Turkish authorities after the boat went down Wednesday off the town of Karaburun, in province.

The dispatched vessels, a plane and a helicopter to search for the missing, the ministry said.

Although their numbers have decreased in recent years, migrants still try to cross into from nearby in the hopes of making their way to other European countries.

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First Published: Wed, October 10 2018. 15:55 IST