Third migrant found drowned after boat capsizes off Samos

A third person has been found dead after yacht carrying irregular migrants from Turkish shores capsized off Samos early on Monday.

Authorities said two women and one man had been found drowned. Another 36 people, including a young child, were rescued by the coast guard. However, it is thought that there were some 60 people on board the vessel so searches are continuing.

The yacht capsized less than five nautical miles from the Aegean island.