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The Latest: Greek coast guard searches for body of child, recovers another after boat sinking

  • An Afghan man swims in the Aegean sea as he waits for a ferry to transport him to Athens in the port of Mytilene, on the island of Lesbos, Greece, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. Thousands of migrants and refugees are stranded on Lesbos due to a ferry strike that began Monday. (AP Photo/Marko Drobnjakovic)

    An Afghan man swims in the Aegean sea as he waits for a ferry to transport him to Athens in the port of Mytilene, on the island of Lesbos, Greece, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. Thousands of migrants and refugees are stranded on Lesbos due to a ferry strike that began Monday. (AP Photo/Marko Drobnjakovic)  (The Associated Press)

  • Migrants look towards the Greek island of Chios, from Turkish coast near Cesme, Izmir, Turkey, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. More than 300,000 people have traveled on dinghies and boats from nearby Turkey to Greek islands this year, with dozens dying along the way.(AP Photo/Emre Tazegul)

    Migrants look towards the Greek island of Chios, from Turkish coast near Cesme, Izmir, Turkey, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. More than 300,000 people have traveled on dinghies and boats from nearby Turkey to Greek islands this year, with dozens dying along the way.(AP Photo/Emre Tazegul)  (The Associated Press)

  • A child cries as migrants travel by dinghy to the Greek island of Chios, from the Turkish coast near Cesme, Izmir, Turkey, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. More than 300,000 people have traveled on dinghies and boats from nearby Turkey to Greek islands this year, with dozens dying along the way. (AP Photo/Emre Tazegul)

    A child cries as migrants travel by dinghy to the Greek island of Chios, from the Turkish coast near Cesme, Izmir, Turkey, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. More than 300,000 people have traveled on dinghies and boats from nearby Turkey to Greek islands this year, with dozens dying along the way. (AP Photo/Emre Tazegul)  (The Associated Press)

The latest as tens of thousands of people flood into Europe in search of a new life. All times local.

10:35 a.m.

Greece's coast guard says its crews are searching for the body of a 6-year-old boy and have recovered the body of another child after the boat they were on with another 14 people sank near the Greek island of Kos.

The coast guard said Thursday that one of the survivors of the overnight sinking told rescuers he had let go of the body of his young son to save his remaining family members. Ten people were rescued from the water, while a further four managed to swim to shore.

The sinking is the latest in a series of deadly shipwrecks as refugees and migrants attempt to cross from Turkey to nearby Greek islands. More than 600,000 people have reached Greece so far this year.