Seven die as boat sinks in Turkey's Lake Van

The boat carrying refugees in Adilcevaz district of Turkey's Lake Van sank, claiming the lives of 7 people
Thursday, 26 December 2019 20:58

The boat carrying the refugees in Lake Van sank. 64 people were rescued, while seven died.

The incident happened at around 3 am local time. Lake Van is near the border with Iran but completely within the borders of Turkish cities. It was not clear why the refugees were on the boat in the lake.