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Multiple deaths, dozens missing as migrant boats sinks off Greece

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At least 11 people died when a boat with dozens of migrants on board sank off the north-west coast of the Greek island of Crete on Thursday evening, the Greek coastguard said. About 90 other people, including 27 minors, managed to reach a rocky outcrop nearby following the accident, a coastguard spokesperson told dpa on Friday, adding that the survivors were brought to safety in small groups. The coastguard also announced on Friday that another 92 migrants had been picked up by police in the south of the Peloponnese peninsula of the Greek mainland after their boat ran aground near the small to…

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