Turkish Coast Guard Command said that a total of 37 passengers were rescued from a boat which capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off southern Turkey.
1 body recovered from capsized boat. Alanya Mayor Adem Murat Yucel said the casualty, a 37-year-old foreign national, had been caught in a narrow area of the boat and was unable to get free.
In a written statement by Antalya Governorate, an emergency call was made by the tour boat, named Baba Selavi, being sunk with 33 Russian nationals and five boat personnel.
Acting on the emergency call, coast guards rescued 32 tourists along with five crew.
Alanya district governor Fatih Urkmezer Said rahat It may be windblown, but it will all become clear after the prosecution investigation.
The tour boat sank for unknown reasons some 50-100 meters (164-328 feet) from the Alanya Castle Phosphorus Cave, also known as the Blue Grotto.