Five African migrants die, 28 missing after boat sinks off Tunisia


Reuters | Updated: 23-03-2023 01:37 IST | Created: 23-03-2023 01:37 IST
Five African migrants die, 28 missing after boat sinks off Tunisia

At least five African migrants died and another 28 were missing after a boat sank off Tunisia, as they tried to cross the Mediterranean to Italy, an official of a local rights group told Reuters.

Romadan Ben Omar, the official in the Tunisian Forum for Social and Economic Rights, said that coast guard rescued five migrants who were on board of the boat that sank off the coast of southern city of Sfax, and they were in a bad psychological condition. (Reporting By Tarek Amara)

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