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Boat Tragedy Leaves 122 Ethiopian and Somali Migrants Dead

Ethiopian and Somali migrants killed in boat accident off the coast of Somaliland
At least 112 refugees have died and 75 rescued when a boat carrying Ethiopian and Somali migrants sank off the coast of Somaliland

By SkyNews,

At least 112 refugees have died when a boat carrying Ethiopians and Somalians sank off the coast of the Somaliland autonomous region in northern Somalia.

The sinking occurred on Friday after the vessel suffered technical problems, regional health department official Abdurahman Yasin said.

‘The coast guard rescued 75 people and local residents spotted 112 bodies’ that were washed ashore, he added.

The injured are being treated at a health centre in the nearby town of Berbera. Continue reading Boat Tragedy Leaves 122 Ethiopian and Somali Migrants Dead