Nine migrants drown off Turkey’s Mediterranean coast: state media

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ISTANBUL: Nine migrants seeking to head to Europe in a speedboat drowned on Sunday when the vessel sank off Turkey’s Mediterranean coast, state media reports said.

The boat hit trouble off the Demre district of Turkey’s Mediterranean Antalya province, a popular holiday spot, the state-run Anadolu news agency said. As well as the nine who died, five were rescued while one person was still missing, it added.

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