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Four Refugee Children Dead off Greek Island

ref_KalymnosFour more children have been added to the death toll of refugees who are losing their lives tragically on an ongoing struggle to cross the waters from Turkey to the nearby Greek islands.
A rubber boat carrying 17 people including a smuggler capsized near the islet of Kalolimnos, near Kalymnos island. As a result, three girls aged 7, 10 and 16, another woman as well as one boy aged 5 have drowned. A 1-year-old infant is missing.
The Hellenic Coast Guard rescued 11 people and transferred them to the Kalymnos hospital for first aid. The mother of the 5-year-old boy has been hospitalized and is in a state of shock.
Meanwhile, 12 refugees died when their wooden boat capsized in Turkish waters on the way to the Greek island of Lesvos.

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