Several Somali and Ethiopians Found Dead in Yemen

In recent years, Ethiopians make up the majority of these migrants and most of them came from the Tigray region. They cross mountains into Djibouti, then pay smugglers to take them across the Red Sea at Bab al-Mandab.
In recent years, Ethiopians make up the majority of these migrants and most of them came from the Tigray region. They cross mountains into Djibouti, then pay smugglers to take them across the Red Sea at Bab al-Mandab.

By AP,

A YEMENI security official and witnesses say the bodies of dozens of immigrants, mostly from Ethiopia and Somalia, have been found on western beaches after their boat capsized in the Red Sea.

Witnesses said Monday that about 50 bodies were found starting Friday and buried near the town of Zoubab. 

Mohammed Yahia, who witnessed the burial, says that residents brought a bulldozer and buried them in a mass grave.

The official, who could not be named in accordance with Yemeni practice, says the immigrants’ boat capsized. A second boat loaded with 45 migrants was seized and those aboard were arrested.

The immigrants were headed for Saudi Arabia.
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