Three-Year Old Boy Dead After Greek Coast Guard Vessel Rams into Migrant Dinghy

Rescuers recovered the body of 3-year-old boy in the sea just east of the island of Kos after a Greek Coast Guard vessel accidentally rammed into a dinghy carrying 34 refugees and migrants early on Wednesday.

According to sources, another 32 people have been rescued so far while one person from the group is still missing.

Six people sustained injuries and were sent to the hospital in Kos. No details  about their condition are available at the present time.

Three Coast Guard vessels, a private vessel, a super puma helicopter and a Frontex vessel are still at the site of the accident, searching for the missing person.

The Coast Guard vessel was on a regular patrol just east of the island of Kos when the incident occurred.

Source: AMNA