VIDEO: Six Syrian migrants drown off Turkey

Six Syrian migrants, including an infant, drowned off the coast of Turkey on Tuesday as they tried to reach a Greek island, a rescuer said.

Those who drowned were attempting the risky journey to Europe - bound for the Greek island of Kos only four kilometers (2.5 miles) from Turkey.

Turkish coastguard unloaded five body bags at the harbour in the western tourist town of Bodrum.

A rescue team later found the drowned infant's body, according to a member of the Bodrum Sea Rescue Association, who spoke on condition of anonymity.

In a separate incident, footage shot on Monday by the Bodrum Sea Rescue Association, a group of more than 20 migrants stranded on the island of Karaada, 3 kilomtres (2 miles) from Bodrum.