At the very least a dozen of individuals have misplaced their lives whereas their vessels, carrying refugees and migrants heading for Europe, sank in Greek waters, Development stories citing Xinhua.
Two our bodies have been retrieved as a rescue operation was underway Friday night time close to the Aegean Sea island of Paros, after the sinking of a vessel carrying refugees and migrants, in keeping with Greek media stories.
Up to now, 57 passengers have been rescued, with survivors stating that about 80 individuals had been on board, Greek nationwide information company AMNA reported.
Earlier, the Hellenic Coast Guard introduced that the dying toll of the sinking of a refugee and migrant crusing boat on Thursday off the island of Antikythera on the sting of the Aegean Sea has reached 11.
Ninety passengers had been rescued and transferred to Piraeus port, in keeping with an e-mailed press assertion.