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The photo of a dead child, symbol of the drama of refugees

Five Syrian children who wanted to come to Europe died in the Aegean Sea. The photo of one of them can shocking

The dream of five Syrian children to escape the civil war that is bleeding the country vanished in the Aegean Sea. The two boats they were traveling in search of refuge sank before reaching the Greek island of Kos. Joining them seven adults died.

The picture of a child killed Aegean water's edge has moved the world. The image shows Reuters the dead child on a beach in the Turkish coastal town of Bodrum.

Then go to a Turkish coast guard collecting body. Photo is being shared by many users of social networks under the hashtag #kiyiyavuraninsanlik (Humanity crashes into the coast).

The two boats, carrying a total of 23 people, had sailed separately Akyarlar area in Bodrum peninsula, one of the most popular beaches deTurquía.

Seven people were rescued alive and two reached the shore with life. One official noted diminishing hopes of finding alive the two people still missing.

Tens of thousands of Syrians fleeing the conflict in their country have fallen this summer for the Turkish Aegean coast to try to reach Greece, the point of entry into the European Union.

Nearly 100 people in total had been rescued by Turkish ships overnight Tuesday while trying to reach Kos, the official said.

Aid agencies estimate that over the past month, nearly 2,000 people have been making the short journey to the islands in the east of Greece daily and inflatable boats.

A boat with about 1,800 immigrants and refugees from one of the islands arrived Tuesday night in the port of Piraeus, near Athens, the Greek coast guard said.

Thousands of people, mostly Africans, have also been trying to reach Europe by boat from Libya to Italy.

The refugee agency UNHCR United Nations said four bodies had been removed from the central Mediterranean on Tuesday and had been rescued 781 migrants, mostly natural Nigeria, Ivory Coast and Senegal.

UNHCR figures show that so far this year, more than 2,500 people have died trying to cross the Mediterranean.

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