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28th May 2016

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Migrants perish off Greek coast

Around 20 migrants, mostly young Afghan men, perished off the coast of Greece when their boat sank last week, reports AFP. A sole survivor said the other passengers were women and children. Bodies are still washing up on beaches in Lesbos, some two nautical miles away from the accident.

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