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Confirmed death toll of three after migrant boat sinks near Mykonos

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 Three people were recovered dead from the sea following the sinking of a migrant vessel northeast of the island of Mykonos today.
 
According to the latest reports, based on the accounts of the two survivors found so far, the speedboat was carrying 17 people, including 4-5 women and a seven-year-old girl.
 
Earlier, the bodies of a man and a woman were also recovered.
 
Two coast guard boats, a super puma helicopter and vehicles on land are taking part in the search-and-rescue operation. A team of divers and an offshore patrol vessel are expected to arrive and join the operation shortly.