Ertan Karpazli Profile picture
Jul 18, 2018 12 tweets 4 min read Twitter logo Read on Twitter
#BREAKING Boat carrying migrants capsizes off northern Cyprus coast. 16 dead bodies recovered, 30 still missing. 101 rescued. Search for survivors ongoing near town of Yeni Erenköy / Yialusa off Karpasia peninsula #Refugees #Mediterranean
Turkish Cypriot Transport Minister Tolga Atakan says boat carrying up to 160 migrants capsized in the Mediterranean sea around 16 miles off the coast of northern Cyprus. Survivors rescued by the Turkish Cypriot emergency response teams taken to Turkey
Local sources say 105 people have been resued and 26 are still missing after a migrant boat capsized in the Mediterranean sea off the coast of northern Cyprus. At least 16 confirmed dead. Boat may have been carrying up to 160 Syrian refugees
It is suspected that the migrant boat carrying up to 160 Syrian refugees that capsized in the Mediterranean sea off the coast of northern Cyprus was intentionally sunk by traffickers as sailing conditions in the area were good at the time
Death toll from migrant boat incident in Mediterranean off the coast of northern Cyprus has reportedly increased to 19 and is expected to rise as dozens are still missing
First verified images of rescue operation after migrant boat carrying up to 160 Syrian refugees capsizes today in the Mediterranean off the coast of northern Cyprus
Turkey's interior ministry has confirmed the current death toll of the migrant boat incident in the Mediterranean off northern Cyprus stands at 19. 103 were rescued and 25 are missing. Distress signal was received at dawn on Wednesday. Shipwreck was found around 5 hours later
Turkish Cypriot Health Minister Filiz Besim says necessary measures have been put in place at North Cyprus hospitals in preparation for any injured people after might boat carrying up to 160 Syrian refugees capsizes in the Mediterranean
Dr. Bulent Dizdarli says no injured or dead from today's migrant boat capsizing incident off the coast of Cyprus were brought to Lefkosa State Hospital in the Turkish Cypriot northern Nicosia, contradicting an earlier report
Me weighing in on the capsizing of the migrant boat off northern Cyprus today for @trtworld live from Nicosia
Red Crescent in Northern Cyprus says one refugee rescued from the capsized migrant boat was severely injured and taken to hospital in the Turkish Cypriot part of Nicosia, although which hospital is not stated. The head of the Lefkosa State Hospital earlier denied any arrivals
Autopsies have been carried out in Turkey on the bodies of 19 migrants who drowned in the Mediterranean off the coast of northern Cyprus yesterday. The identities of 5 of the deceased have been confirmed. Their bodies are being stored in morgues across Adana - TAK news agency

• • •

Missing some Tweet in this thread? You can try to force a refresh

Keep Current with Ertan Karpazli

Ertan Karpazli Profile picture

Stay in touch and get notified when new unrolls are available from this author!

Read all threads

This Thread may be Removed Anytime!


Twitter may remove this content at anytime! Save it as PDF for later use!

Try unrolling a thread yourself!

how to unroll video
  1. Follow @ThreadReaderApp to mention us!

  2. From a Twitter thread mention us with a keyword "unroll"
@threadreaderapp unroll

Practice here first or read more on our help page!

Did Thread Reader help you today?

Support us! We are indie developers!

This site is made by just two indie developers on a laptop doing marketing, support and development! Read more about the story.

Become a Premium Member ($3/month or $30/year) and get exclusive features!

Become Premium

Don't want to be a Premium member but still want to support us?

Make a small donation by buying us coffee ($5) or help with server cost ($10)

Donate via Paypal

Or Donate anonymously using crypto!


0xfe58350B80634f60Fa6Dc149a72b4DFbc17D341E copy


3ATGMxNzCUFzxpMCHL5sWSt4DVtS8UqXpi copy

Thank you for your support!

Follow Us on Twitter!