Seventeen migrants killed when boat sinks off Turkish coast: Anadolu

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Seventeen migrants drowned when their boat sank on Sunday off the Turkish coast while headed for the Greek island of Kos, the Anadolu Agency reported. The boat was carrying 37 people, 20 of whom were rescued, when it sank in the Aegean Sea, Anadolu said, citing local governor Amir Cicek. The 8-meter boat had set off from the coastal village of Gumusluk and all those on board had been accounted for, Anadolu said.