Migrant boat sinks off Turkey

February 1, 2016 17:16 IST 1 of 5
A boat (L) which carried migrants sinks into the sea off Turkey's western coast of Ayvacik, are seen in this still image from video taken on 30 January 2016. Almost 40 people drowned and 75 were rescued after a boat carrying migrants to Greece sank off Turkey's western coast on Saturday, according to local officials and the Turkish Dogan news agency. The Turkish coast guard was continuing search and rescue efforts where the 17-metre boat carrying at least 120 people sank off the coast of Ayvacik, a town across from the Greek island of Lesvos, the Dogan news agency reported. Credit: Reuters