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Greek coast guard searching for missing people after migrant boat capsize; at least 1 dead

  • In this Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015 photo, an Afghan migrant child rests beside his father before heading to Athens at the port town of Mytilini after crossing the Aegean from Turkey, on the southeastern Greek island of Lesbos. Some 2,500 migrants departed for Athens as Greece this year has been overwhelmed by record numbers of migrants arriving on its eastern Aegean islands, with more than 160,000 landing so far. (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu)

    In this Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015 photo, an Afghan migrant child rests beside his father before heading to Athens at the port town of Mytilini after crossing the Aegean from Turkey, on the southeastern Greek island of Lesbos. Some 2,500 migrants departed for Athens as Greece this year has been overwhelmed by record numbers of migrants arriving on its eastern Aegean islands, with more than 160,000 landing so far. (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu)  (The Associated Press)

  • In this Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015 photo, a Syrian migrant child holds on his father before boarding a ferry to Athens at the port town of Mytilini after crossing the Aegean from Turkey, on the southeastern Greek island of Lesbos. Some 2,500 migrants departed for Athens as Greece this year has been overwhelmed by record numbers of migrants arriving on its eastern Aegean islands, with more than 160,000 landing so far. (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu)

    In this Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015 photo, a Syrian migrant child holds on his father before boarding a ferry to Athens at the port town of Mytilini after crossing the Aegean from Turkey, on the southeastern Greek island of Lesbos. Some 2,500 migrants departed for Athens as Greece this year has been overwhelmed by record numbers of migrants arriving on its eastern Aegean islands, with more than 160,000 landing so far. (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu)  (The Associated Press)

  • Syrian migrant mother holding her child cheer as they reach the shore of Eftalou beach, 60 kilometers north of the port town of Mytilini after crossing the Aegean from Turkey on the southeastern Greek island of Lesbos, Greece, Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015. Greece this year has been overwhelmed by record numbers of migrants arriving on its eastern Aegean islands, with more than 160,000 landing so far. (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu)

    Syrian migrant mother holding her child cheer as they reach the shore of Eftalou beach, 60 kilometers north of the port town of Mytilini after crossing the Aegean from Turkey on the southeastern Greek island of Lesbos, Greece, Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015. Greece this year has been overwhelmed by record numbers of migrants arriving on its eastern Aegean islands, with more than 160,000 landing so far. (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu)  (The Associated Press)

Greece's coast guard is searching for at least six people missing at sea after the dinghy they were using to enter Greece clandestinely from the nearby Turkish coast overturned off the coast of the eastern Aegean island of Lesbos.

The coast guard said it had rescued six people and recovered the body of one man, and was searching the area for the missing. It was alerted after a fishing boat picked up one person off the island's eastern coast Monday morning, and a second managed to swim to the island. The two told authorities they had been in a boat carrying about 15 people when it overturned.

Greece has been overwhelmed by an influx of mainly refugees reaching its islands from Turkey.