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Turkey Detains 4 in Connection with Capsized Migrant Boat

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

September 3, 2015

Turkish police have detained four Syrians suspected of involvement in organising the passage of a boat which capsized, drowning 12 people including a toddler, as they travelled from Turkey to a Greek island, Dogan news agency said on Thursday.

It said that the four, including a boat captain, were held on Wednesday evening and that their questioning was continuing.

Writing by Daren Butler

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