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UN refugee agency: Syrians dead in Greek sinking

Published: 03.19.14, 23:24 / Israel News

The United Nations refugee agency says seven migrants who drowned near a Greek island Tuesday were Syrian refugees, and renewed a call on the European Union to improve coordination in dealing with people fleeing the war.


Seven migrants, including two children, drowned and two remained missing after a boat crammed with immigrants traveling from nearby Turkey turned over near the Greek island of Lesvos. Eight people were rescued. (AP)


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