Aegean islands

Three dead after boat carrying migrants crashes into rocks off Rhodes

Three people have died in Rhodes after a sailing boat carrying migrants from Turkey to the Dodecanese island ran aground.

The Greek Coast Guard said that it rescued 83 people from the water at the Zephyros part of the island, where the vessel crashed against rocks and broke apart.

A man, woman and child were found dead. Authorities did not give further details.

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