.Jorhat, Assam, India
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma interacts with an injured of boat accident, at Jorhat Medical College & Hospital on Thursday. (PTI Photo)

  • Two boats with nearly 100 passengers on board crashed in Jorhat on Wednesday
  • One person died and two have been reported missing after the incident
  • 87 people have been rescued so far, said CM Himanta Biswa Sarma

.Jorhat district, Assam, India

  • Several people were feared dead after two boats collided near Nimati Ghat in Assam
  • The boats were reportedly carrying over 100 people
  • Search operation was underway as of Wednesday evening

.İstanbul, Turkey
Currently, some 3.7 million refugees from war-torn Syria are in Turkey. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/PTI)

  • The missing boat sank on Thursday some 260 kilometres off the coast of Kas
  • There was no immediate information on the nationalities of the migrants
  • Turkey is often used by illegal immigrants to reach European Union states

(Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

SDFC in a tweet wrote that there were 24 people on board the vessel at the time of the accident. The department will hold a news conference at 3 pm/6 pm ET.  

.Indramayu, West Java, Indonesia
Rescuers were searching for 17 missing fishermen after two boats collided in waters off Indonesia's West Java province, officials said Sunday. (Photo Credit: UnSplash)

  • A fishing ship hit a larger cargo vessel on Saturday evening off Indramayu regency
  • 15 survivors have been evacuated to the cargo vessel
  • Search is underway for 17 other crew who went missing