At least nine migrants drown off Turkish coast: Report

The Turkish coastguard recovered the bodies of nine migrants including two children on Tuesday after their boat sank off western Turkey while trying to reach Europe, local media reported.

AFP| Updated: Feb 02, 2016, 15:38 PM IST

Ankara: The Turkish coastguard recovered the bodies of nine migrants including two children on Tuesday after their boat sank off western Turkey while trying to reach Europe, local media reported.

The boat set off from Turkey`s western coast in Izmir province in an apparent bid to reach Greece, the private Dogan news agency reported.