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Four dead, 30 missing as migrant boat sinks off western Turkey

Authorities said they had accounts of up to 50 people being on the vessel.

Four people died after a migrant boat sank off the western coast of Turkey late on Tuesday, the Turkish interior ministry said on Wednesday, adding that 30 others were still missing.

The boat sank off the coast of Izmir province, the ministry said in a statement, adding that search and rescue operations were underway to find the missing migrants.



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