U.N. says 46 Ethiopians drown en route to Yemen; 16 missing

By REUTERS
June 6, 2018 21:41
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GENEVA - Forth-six Ethiopians drowned early on Wednesday and 16 were missing after a smuggler's boat carrying at least 100 migrants capsized as it approached Yemen, the UN migration agency said in a statement.

The boat left the port of Bossasso in Somalia on Tuesday, with 83 men and 17 women on board hoping to find work in Yemen and the Arabian Gulf, the International Organization for Migration said, citing information from survivors.


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