Monday, November 20, 2006
A boat carrying 25 people to Europe sank in the Aegean Sea near Izmir, Turkey's famous resort city. The boat was reported to have been carrying 25 illegal immigrants, fourteen of which were rescued by Turkish Coast Guard while three others, who managed to swim ashore, were seized in the Ulamis quarter of the city.The Turkish Coast Guard could not find the missing eight immigrants. The search for them continues. immigrants has been continued. Captured illegal immigrants from Somalia and Palestine were transferred to the Foreigners Office of the Izmir Security Authority to await deportation.