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Woman dies after dinghy carrying migrants capsizes off Greek Aegean Sea islet

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities say one woman has died and 19 people have been rescued after a dinghy carrying migrants to Greece capsized off an islet in the eastern Aegean Sea near the Turkish coast. A coast guard statement says the woman was found in the water unconscious and was pronounced dead in hospital on the nearby island of Samos. No further people were reported as missing. Eighteen of the survivors were picked up off the islet of Agathonissi, and another was rescued by the Turkish coastguard in Turkish waters and handed over to a Greek patrol vessel.

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