At least 58 migrants dead as boat capsizes off Mauritania

At least 58 migrants dead as boat capsizes off Mauritania

At least 58 people are dead after a boat carrying around 150 migrants capsized in the Atlantic Ocean off the West African nation of Mauritania, the UN migration agency said Wednesday. It said 83 people swam to shore. The boat had been low on fuel while approaching Mauritania. The boat had left Gambia on Nov.27. More than 35,000 Gambian migrants arrived in Europe between 2014 and 2018.

Tom A
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Dave
Dave 3 months

50 people killed in attempted human trafficking.

Paul C
Paul C 3 months

Where is the Libyan navy when you need it?

Edward Williams
Edward Williams 3 months

Sad that people died, but there are enough migrants as is

Tin Ego
Tin Ego 3 months

35000 Gambians arrived in Europe between 2014and 2018 wow! Lucky old Europe.

Cary Brown
Cary Brown 3 months

Migrants, stay where you are and make your own countries better. We don't want you.

Leo Miggel
Leo Miggel 3 months

I see that Africa's new trend is producing more sediment for the seafloor.

FATBINK
FATBINK 3 months

wouldn't have happened if they'd stayed home. Play stupid games win stupid prizes

Based Haole
Based Haole 3 months

So only a partially successful trafficking scheme

Vytautas
Vytautas 3 months

Boats do'n't sink cause they are low of fuel. It was their decision to swim.

David Silverstone
David Silverstone 3 months

Good.

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