One migrant dies, one other 10 rescued by the Greek coast guard close to the island of Kos

A minimum of one migrant died after a small boat sank within the Aegean Sea, the Greek coast guard stated on Thursday.

Ten different individuals have been rescued by two patrol boats close to the island of Kos late Wednesday, the authority added.

After receiving a misery name, Greek authorities stated they discovered the 11 males within the water.

One of many migrants was discovered unconscious and later pronounced lifeless on arrival on the port of Kos.

“In accordance with the rescuers, there have been no different individuals on board the vessel,” the coastguard stated in a press release assertion.

The incident occurs just a few weeks later at the least 23 individuals died when two migrant boats sank close to the islands of Evia and Samos. A number of others are nonetheless lacking.

Greece is without doubt one of the predominant locations for migrants from Africa and the Center East in search of to succeed in Europe.

The Greek coast guard says it has rescued about 1,500 individuals within the first eight months of 2022, in contrast with fewer than 600 final yr.

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