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Coast guard officers prepare to tow a yacht that was used to carry immigrants that overturned, at the port of Vathy on the Greek island of Samos, Greece, on Monday, May 5, 2014. At least 22 people drowned including four children, in the incident in the eastern Aegean Sea, while 36 were rescued and others remain missing. (AP Photo/SamosTimes.gr)

Deadly immigrant boat accident in Greece

Yahoo News

At least 22 people — including families trapped in a flooded cabin — drowned when a yacht and a dinghy crammed with migrants trying to slip into Greece capsized Monday, May 5th in the eastern Aegean Sea, authorities said.

Rescue teams led a search for up to seven more people missing, in what was one of the deadliest migrant boat accidents in Greek waters in recent years and the third fatal one this year. Many on board were from war-torn or unstable countries in the Middle East and Africa. (AP)

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