Shipwreck off Lesvos: 12 persons feared dead

Via Ekathimerini  – At least eight people, including a child, drowned when an inflatable boat carrying refugees and migrants sank off Greece’s Lesvos island, the Greek coastguard said on Monday.

The United Nations refugee agency UNHCR said the number of dead was at least 12. Citing survivors, it said 25 people were on board. Two survivors, one of whom is pregnant, were taken to the island’s main hospital, the coastguard said.