The foreign ministry building in Beirut. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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The bodies of three Lebanese migrants who recently drowned off Turkey's coast after their boat apparently capsized will be repatriated this week, Lebanon's Foreign Ministry said Monday. A statement said the body of Hussein Hasan Ahmad will arrive at 3:20 a.m. Tuesday aboard Turkish Airlines flight TK828, and the body of Chanel Jean Fares will arrive Tuesday at 12:25 p.m. on Turkish Airlines flight TK824 . Reports Tuesday said the bodies of 34 migrants were discovered at two sites along Turkey's Aegean coast after their boat or boats apparently capsized.It was unclear if the three Lebanese migrants who drowned were among those who attempted the voyage.
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