March 2, 2020 / 9:45 AM / in a month

Child dies, 1,000 migrants reach Greek islands from Turkey

Migrants from Afghanistan walk on the seaside after arriving on a dinghy near the village of Skala Sikamias, after crossing part of the Aegean Sea from Turkey to the island of Lesbos, Greece, March 2, 2020. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

ATHENS (Reuters) - A child died and 47 migrants were rescued after their boat capsized off the Greek island of Lesbos, the Greek coastguard said on Monday.

At least 1,000 migrants have reached Greece’s Eastern Aegean islands since Sunday morning, a police official told Reuters.

Reporting by Renee Maltezou; Editing by Alison Williams

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