Turkish coast guard rescues 40 migrants in Aegean Sea

Baku, January 15, AZERTAC

Turkish Coast Guard has rescued 40 irregular migrants in the Aegean Sea while recovering one body, security sources said on Tuesday, Anadolu Agency reports.

Coast guard squads rescued the migrants off Kusadasi district of southwestern Aydin province after they were informed that an inflatable boat carrying the migrants including children started taking on water.

A body of a 4-year-old girl was also recovered by the squads.

Coast guard teams continue their searching efforts in the sea, the sources added.

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