Turkish tourist boat sinks, one dead

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One person has died and 37 others have been rescued after a tourist boat sank off Turkey's Mediterranean coast, authorities say.

The boat with 38 people on board sank near caves in Alanya, a popular tourist destination, on Tuesday morning, the coast guard said in a statement.

Two coast guard boats and a team of divers were rushed to the site.

Of the 37 people rescued, 32 were passengers who were able to scramble onto rocks, while the remaining five were crew members.

The search-and-rescue operation had ended, the coast guard said. The cause of the accident was unclear.