Nine migrants drown off Turkey's Mediterranean coast: State media

Nine migrants seeking to head to Europe in a speedboat drowned today when the vessel sank off Turkey's Mediterranean coast, state media reports said.

Nine migrants drown off Turkey's Mediterranean coast: State media

Istanbul: Nine migrants seeking to head to Europe in a speedboat drowned today 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.