Nilüfer Demir / Muğla, Sep 2 () - At least 11 migrants drowned as two boats sank after leaving southwest Turkey for the Greek island of Kos, on Wednesday.
A boat carrying 16 Syrian migrants sunk after leaving the Akyarlar area of the Bodrum peninsula and seven people had died. Four people were rescued and the coastguard was continuing its search for five people still missing.
Separately, a boat, carrying six Syrians, sank after leaving Akyarlar on the same route. Three children and one woman drowned and two people survived after reaching the shore in life jackets.