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Death toll in migrant boat sinking off Turkey rises to 58

ByREUTERS
September 6, 2012 14:45

ANKARA - The number of people who died after a boat carrying migrants sank off western Turkey's Aegean coast has risen to 58, Turkish news channels reported on Thursday.

Tahsin Kurtbeyoglu, the governor of Menderes, a coastal district in Izmir province, earlier told state television TRT that 39 people had died but that he expected the death toll to rise.

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