Report: Boat sinks off Sudan coast, 197 killed

By REUTERS
July 5, 2011 23:04




KHARTOUM - A boat packed with refugees bound for Saudi Arabia sunk off the Sudanese coast, killing 197 people, Sudanese media linked to the government said on Tuesday.

Only three people were rescued, the state-linked news agency Sudanese Media Center said, quoting officials in Port Sudan.


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