Boat carrying seven capsizes in northern Turkey, 3 dead

The death toll in a boat capsizing incident has risen to three when two more bodies were pulled out of water in northern Samsun province.

Boat carrying seven capsizes in northern Turkey, 3 dead

World Bulletin/News Desk

The death toll in a boat capsizing incident rose to three, when two more bodies were pulled out of water in northern Samsun province Sunday.

Rescue teams recovered the bodies of Muharrem Turkmen, 37, and Niyazi Turkmen, 30, as search for four more people carried on.

Earlier, the body of 30-year-old Dursun Namli was pulled out.

Murat Aydin, a relative of still missing Bilgin Namli, said that a group of seven men had gone out to Gici Lake for bird hunting and fishing early morning.

However, the boat overturned on its way back, according to Aydin.

 

Last Mod: 11 Ocak 2015, 17:12
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