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Five Killed, 130 Missing as Boat Sinks off Djibouti Coast

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7Dnews London

Tue, 29 Jan 2019 21:11 GMT

Five people have been killed and 130 others missing as two boats carrying migrants sank off Djibouti, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said Tuesday.

"After receiving a message from residents, a gendarmerie team went to a nearby location this afternoon to find survivors, as well as the bodies of three women and two men," the organisation said in a statement.

One of the survivors said 130 people were with him on the boat without being able to determine the number of passengers in the other boat.


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