Last Update: 13:31
Tragedy struck at dawn on Monday morning as a boat carrying migrants sunk north of Mithymna, between Greece and Turkey, under unclear conditions.
Five migrants were spotted drowned in the open sea near Lesvos. The victims are reportedly a small boy, two women and two men.
Greek port authorities rescued a pregnant woman who was in a state of shock and was then sent to Petra.
A search and rescue operation is in progress while there are reports of an unknown number of missing refugees.