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Lucky Syrian migrant rescued from sinking boat

EDREMIT, TURKEY — Syrian migrant Pelen Hussein was making the dangerous journey from Syria to Europe, when his boat capsized in the Aegean Sea on Monday. According to reports, the 20-year-old been desperately clinging to his sinking boat for several hours until the Turkish Coast Guard Air Command saw him. The footage, filmed with a helmet camera, shows a Coast Guard official lowering himself from a helicopter and swimming to rescue Hussein. He was transported via helicopter to land and treated at a local hospital. On Monday Feb. 8, 27 migrants drowned when a yacht attempting to reach Turkey from Greece sank off the Aegean coast. Eleven on board were children. ----------------------------------------­­--------------------- Welcome to TomoNews, where we animate the most entertaining news on the internets. Come here for an animated look at viral headlines, US news, celebrity gossip, salacious scandals, dumb criminals and much more! Subscribe now for daily news animations that will knock your socks off. Visit our official website for all the latest, uncensored videos: http://us.tomonews.net Check out our Android app: http://bit.ly/1rddhCj Check out our iOS app: http://bit.ly/1gO3z1f Get top stories delivered to your inbox everyday: http://bit.ly/tomo-newsletter Stay connected with us here: Facebook http://www.facebook.com/TomoNewsUS Twitter @tomonewsus http://www.twitter.com/TomoNewsUS Google+ http://plus.google.com/+TomoNewsUS/ Instagram @tomonewsus http://instagram.com/tomonewsus

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