A boat carrying suspected migrants from Afghanistan and Syria sank Monday off Istanbul's coast, leaving at least 24 people dead, the city's governor's office said. About a dozen people were believed to be missing, while six were rescued.
A woman wearing nothing more than a life-jacket and the warm clothing she planned to go fishing with survived for six hours in the frigid waters of the Georgia Strait off British Columbia's coast, RCMP said Monday.
Ten people were found clinging to the hull of a small boat that capsized early Wednesday in the waters off South Florida, trapping the bodies of four dead women and one survivor struggling to breathe in a tiny pocket of air beneath it.
An overladen boat carrying hundreds of passengers along the Niger River in central Mali capsized at night, and nearly 200 people were missing the following day, the mayor of a nearby town said Saturday.