Baby's body washed up on Kos beach

Baby's body washed up on Kos beach

The body of a baby has been found washed up on a beach on the Greek island of Kos.

Reuters reports the Greece Coastguard made the grim discovery earlier today.

Kos is a crossing point into Europe for thousands of refugees who are fleeing Syria.

The infant is believed to be between 6 months and a year old - however there are conflicting reports as to whether the body is that of a little boy or girl.

If follows international outcry after photographs of three-year-old Aylan Kurdi shown the youngster washed up in early September on a beach in the Turkish resort of Bodrum.

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