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Irregular migrant found dead off coast of western Türkiye

Irregular migrant found dead off coast of western Türkiye

Published November 15,2023


The physique of one in every of two irregular migrants who have been reported lacking after their rubber boat sank off the coast of Çeşme district in Türkiye‘s western İzmir province was discovered Tuesday.

The seek for the migrants following the boat accident Monday continued from the early hours of Tuesday.

Marine police, divers and helicopters affiliated with the provincial police division supported the search efforts carried out by helicopters and boats affiliated with the Turkish Coast Guard Command.

As a results of their efforts, the groups discovered the physique of one of many migrants, bringing the variety of deaths within the boat accident to 6.

Efforts are persevering with to search out the opposite migrant, who is taken into account misplaced at sea.

Two suspected migrant smugglers have been additionally arrested.

On Monday, a Coast Guard crew was dispatched to the area upon receiving data {that a} rubber boat with irregular migrants had sunk off Cleopatra Bay in Çeşme district.

It was decided that 5 of the migrants made landfall and a international nationwide at sea was rescued by Coast Guard groups.

The groups discovered the our bodies of 5 folks — 4 within the sea and one on land.

After international nationals reported there have been 13 folks on the boat earlier than it sank, a search was launched for 2 irregular migrants who have been thought of misplaced at sea.

In the operation carried out in keeping with the data offered by the migrants, a suspected migrant smuggler was arrested whereas one other suspect was detained.

Earlier within the day, Coast Guard crews rescued 18 irregular migrants off the coast of Türkiye’s western Muğla province and 59 refugees off the coast of İzmir, whereas 23 irregular migrants have been rescued off the coast of northwestern Çanakkale province.

Source: www.anews.com.tr


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