70 drowned in the  Aegean -17 children among them

70 drowned in the  Aegean -17 children among them

Athens, January 30, 2016/ Independent Balkan News Agency

By Olga Mavrou

The German  and the French Interior ministers are visiting in 5 days Athens  to check up on Greece  or perhaps try to come up with an idea on how to stop refugees from “sinking” Europe, but in the mean time the boats of desperate refugees keep sinking in the Aegean.

At least 39 drowned trying to reach Lesvos today (turkish authorities rescued 62 and are still searching). Yesterday and the day before,   in two separate incidents, one near Samos and one near Kos,  31 drowned.  In three days totally 70 people (Syrians and Afghans in the most part) lost their lives or their children or both….