18 illegal migrants from middle Eastern and Asian countries sank in the Aegean sea in a shipwreck. The tragedy occurred near the Greek island of Kalymnos.
Was in the area of the incident the fishermen had heard the cries of people in distress and reported by the Turkish Navy.
Turkish coast guard rescued 14 people, including Syrian, Iraqi, and Pakistani citizens. Some of them required hospitalization, their condition is estimated as heavy.
According to the International organization for migration, in 2015, on the sea route from Turkey to Greece drowned more than 600 people.