Ali al-Saho and the family he lost
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'My wife and seven children drowned'

The BBC's Mark Lowen speaks to a Syrian refugee who lost his family at sea.

Seven children and their mother died when a boat carrying them capsized.

The eldest child was nine and the youngest 20 days old.

More than 3,500 people have died or have been reported missing this year while trying to cross the Mediterranean into Europe.

Turkey correspondent Mark Lowen reports.

  • 11 Dec
  • From the section Europe