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Three Migrants Dead After Shipwreck Near Greek Island

The Hellenic Coast Guard said a man, a woman, and a child drowned off Rhodes.

Last updated on April 21, 2015, at 8:43 a.m. ET

Posted on April 20, 2015, at 7:53 a.m. ET

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A man rescues an migrant from the Aegean sea, in the eastern island of Rhodes.

A man, woman, and child died after a ship carrying migrants crashed off the Greek island of Rhodes, according to the Hellenic Coast Guard.

Greek media outlets are reporting that a total of 93 people were in board the ship. The boat departed from Turkey, according to the Associated Press.

A local news outlet, Rodiaki, recorded the ship rocking severely moments before it crashed.

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Video from Rodiaki shows the search and rescue operations, which are still underway.

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According to the Coast Guard, 49 people have been transported to the local police station, 14 remain with the port authority, and approximately 30 people were taken to nearby hospitals.

In an unrelated incident, at least 650 people are feared dead after a ship carrying migrants capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off the Libyan coast.

A BuzzFeed News investigation, in partnership with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, based on thousands of documents the government didn't want you to see.