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Turkish Coast Guard searching for missing mother, baby

Woman, three-month-old child missing after refugee boat sinks off Izmir

30.01.2016
Turkish Coast Guard searching for missing mother, baby

Ankara

IZMIR, Turkey

The Turkish Coast Guard on Saturday was searching for a woman and her baby after a boat of refugees sank off the country’s west coast.

Patrols searched the seas off Izmir province following reports that the woman and her three-month-old baby were missing from the 16 survivors rescued.

Earlier Saturday, the Coast Guard pulled 33 dead migrants from the waters off Ayvacik , Canakkale province, after their boat sank.

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