Syrian man dies following shipwreck off the coast of Lesvos

Friday, August 21, 2015
Region: 
Mediterranean
Precise Location: 
Off the coast of Lesvos, Greece
Route: 
Eastern Mediterranean
Source of Information: 
IOM Greece
Reliability: 
Partially verified
Article link: 
http://missingmigrants.iom.int/node/3550
Migrants: 
Number: 
1
Case: 
Death(s)
Sex: 
Male
Nationalities: 
A 30-year-old Syrian man died following a shipwreck off the coast of Lesvos, Greece. The 19 survivors spent hours in the water before being rescued by the Hellenic Coast Guard.
Causes of death: 
Drowning

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