VIDEO: Another Misery at Sea, 23 Migrants Drowned Off the Turkish Coast

Mon Feb 8, 2016 19:07:30

Almost 23 migrants have drowned trying to reach Greece, 4 rescued by the Turkish coast guard and 13 were lost after a boat sinks off the Turkish coast on the day the German Chancellor visits Ankara to find ways of stemming the flow of migration to Europe.

Meanwhile thousands of Syrian refugees are still stranded in Kilis at the Turkey-Syria border and there are many concerns due to the harsh conditions they are enduring, a major one is the potential spread of disease due to the cold weather.

The Syrian refugees have been desperately waiting in already overcrowded camps at the border for Turkish authorities to open the gates. Meanwhile, the European Union (EU) has been increasing its pressure on Turkey to let them in.

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