Greek cargo ship collides with Turkish fishing boat, 5 people missing

At least five people are missing after a Greek cargo ship collided with a Turkish fishing boat in the Mediterranean on Wednesday.

The incident ocurred off the coast of the town of Karatas, in Turkey’s Adana province.

The Turkish coast guard have dispatched three boats and a team of divers as part of a search and rescue operation.

The accident happened at 5:50 am (0250 GMT), about 15 nautical miles off the coast, according to the Adana governor’s office.

It said five people were believed to have been on board the capsized fishing boat.

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