The number of victims of wreck of a vessel with migrants off the coast of Turkey has risen to 15

© Photo : Pierre-Michel VirotЛагерь for refugees in Kilis, Turkey. Archive photoThe number of victims of wreck of a vessel with migrants off the coast of Turkey has risen to 15© Photo : Pierre-Michel Virot

The number of victims of wreck of a boat carrying illegal migrants, in the district of Kefken province of Kocaeli near the black sea coast of Turkey increased to 15, said Friday the coast guard of the province. Earlier it was reported about four victims.

«According to preliminary data, 40 people rescued, 15 were killed. Coast guard continues search for missing 13-15 using boats, aircraft and helicopters», — stated in the message.

Illegal immigrants often use Turkey as a transit point on their way to European shores. As a rule, migrants are trying to enter by sea from the Aegean coast to Greece, at least — with the black sea coast in Bulgaria and Romania.

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