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3 Dead, Dozens Missing After Boat Carrying Refugees Sinks in Aegean Sea

HeadlineDec 23, 2021

Greece’s Coast Guard said Wednesday at least three people were confirmed dead and up to 50 remain missing after a boat carrying asylum seekers sank in the Aegean Sea off the coast of Turkey. Rescuers were able to pull 12 survivors out of the water; they were hospitalized with hypothermia. The Missing Migrants Project estimates that, since 2014, more than 23,000 people have died trying to cross the Mediterranean to seek asylum in Europe.

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