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Two refugee children die in Greece in separate incidents

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Two refugee children died in Greece in two separate incidents on Saturday.

A 3-year-old boy drowned off the coast of Chios, in the eastern Aegean, after an engine blast on a refugee boat that threw the passengers in the sea, coast guard officials said.

Fifteen other people were rescued while officials arrested an 18-year-old Turk believed to be a trafficker.

Meanwhile, a 5-year-old Syrian girl was killed by an oncoming train while she was walking on rail tracks near the town of Alexandroupoli, police said.