Boat sinks off Turkey coast, kills 6 including 3 babies
Nine people were rescued by the coastguard after the boat, which was illegally on its way to Lesbos, sank off Ciplak island overnight, state news agency Anadolu said.
One person remains missing but search efforts continued in Balikesir province, the agency reported, adding the individuals on board were Turkish.
Two of those on board the boat was believed to be traffickers while some were suspected of being members of the group accused of organizing the July 2016 failed coup, Ayvalik District Governor Gokhan Gorguluarslan told the agency.
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