Five year old girl dead and fourteen refugees are missing after a boat sank off a Greek island

A five year old girl is dead after a boat filled with dozens of refugees sank off a Greek island on Saturday.

 

A spokesperson for the Greek coastguard, Nikos Lagkadianos said that the girl was pulled from the waters unconscious and later died at a local hospital.

 

Lagkadianos reported that ten people were rescued and passengers also swam to shore.

 

Officials said that survivors reported that twenty six refugees were aboard the tiny boat that sank leaving an estimated fourteen missing passengers.

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