Rescue workers and Turkish soldiers take care of injured migrants in Van on Thursday. Agence France-Presse
Twelve people died after a boat carrying migrants sank off southwestern Turkey on Monday, the coastguard said.
Croatian state HRT television reported that the truck was transporting tons of heavy paper rolls which crushed some of the migrants who were hiding among them when the vehicle overturned.
Refugees in Turkey headed towards European frontiers on Friday after an official declared that borders had been thrown open, a response to the escalating war in Syria where 33 Turkish soldiers were killed by Russian-backed Syrian government troops.
The three survivors said other crew members may have been swept away by waves before the first helicopter arrived, according to a government statement.
The UAE has sent three planes carrying a 1,000 sqm field hospital, which includes 75 beds and two operating rooms equipped with the latest medical supplies and devices, to offer relief to earthquake victims in Afghanistan.
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