Their nationalities were not immediately known.
The migrants reached the country after being shunted through Croatia, Hungary and Slovenia, as Europe’s divided nations stepped up efforts to push the wave of desperate humanity on to other neighbors.
Some European countries have reinstated border controls to stem the flood, and Hungary has built a fence topped with razor wire on its frontier with Serbia.
Six of persons slayed have been young children and 20 others were usually preserved, the very source said. The country is expecting up to a million refugees in 2015, up from 200,000 previous year.
Interior Minister Ranko Ostojic boarded a bus full of migrants Monday when he was visiting a newly established reception center in Opatovac in eastern Croatia.
Greek coastguard spokesman Nikos Lagkadianos said 11 people were rescued from the boat that sank and a twelfth swam ashore in the early hours.
Eight people have been rescued, with one seriously injured. Thousands of migrants are now breaking official protocol walking thousands of miles across European borders to make their way to preferred countries including Germany and the UK. This resulted in making the migrants change course back toward Croatia as tear gas and water cannons were unleashed on them, trying to cross over.
The result is that more than 16,000 migrants have crossed into Hungary from Croatia since Friday.Meanwhile the United Kingdom government yesterday announced that Syrian refugees will be brought to Britain more swiftly under a fresh push to tackle the growing crisis.
At least 13 refugees have died off the coast of Turkey after the inflatable dinghy carrying them to Greece collided with a ferry, Turkish media reports.
The boat was on its way to the Greek island of Lesbos.
The number of people thought to have fled conflict and poverty in the Middle East and Africa to seek sanctuary in the European Union so far this year.
Hungary’s erection of fences is deeply straining its ties with neighboring countries, who feel the problem of the huge flow of migrants is being unfairly pushed onto them.
Footage filmed by Sky News of a separate trip shows Turkish coastguards firing warning shots in the air and attempting to block the passage of migrant boats as they approach the boundary between Greek and Turkish waters. More than 318,000 refugees have undertaken the perilous voyage to Greece this year, with the largest surge – 192,000 – arriving since August.