Two ships with migrants sink near Greece

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 Two ships with migrants sank near Greece

22 people have died and dozens have gone missing after two migrant ships sank near Greece.

The ships sank hundreds of miles apart, according to the Associated Press.

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis expressed “deep sorrow over the tragic loss of life” and praised the “heroic” rescue efforts.

As noted, the shipwrecks have further heightened tensions between Greece and Turkey, which are embroiled in disputes over maritime borders and migration.

to avoid similar incidents in the future and completely eradicate smugglers who prey on innocent people,” Mitsotakis said.

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