KUSADASI - A six-year-old child drowned when a boat carrying 23 illegal migrants capsized off Kusadasi town of the western Turkish city of Aydin on Tuesday.

A Bahamian cruise ship ''Noordam'' sighted and rescued 22 migrants after their boat sank in the Greek territorial waters.

''The ship took the migrants to Kusadasi, but the migrants were not allowed the get off the ship since their boat did not sink in the Turkish territorial waters'', one source indicated.

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