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1 dead, 3 missing in refugee boat sinking off Greece's Lesvos Island

Published : 20 Jan 2021, 00:16

  DF News Desk

File Photo Xinhua.

The Greek Coast Guard found alive on Lesvos Island three persons who were reported missing after a boat sank nearby on Tuesday, reported Xinhua, quoting Greek national news agency AMNA.

Earlier, authorities had retrieved the body of a man and located 24 refugees and migrants in a rocky site on the island.

All have now been transferred to Mytilene port for first aid, AMNA reported. The nationalities of the victim and survivors have not been clarified yet.