Unidentified child’s body recovered from the Bosphorus
ISTANBUL – Anadolu Agency
AA PhotoThe body of an unidentified child has been recovered off the shore of Istanbul’s European neighborhood of Ortaköy, after concerned citizens notified authorities.
Citizens called the police after noticing the body of a toddler boy drifting along water by the Ortaköy mosque. After arriving at the scene, Beşiktaş district police officers contacted the maritime police for assistance in retrieving the body from the Bosphorus.
The toddler’s body was transferred to Şişli Hamidiye Etfal Training and Research hospital in the nearby Şişli district.
An investigation has been launched into the child’s death.