58 Migrants Drown As Boat Capsizes Off Mauritania: UN

The UN agency said another 83 people swam to shore, while survivors said at least 150 people including women and children were aboard the vessel, which had set sail from The Gambia on November 27.

58 Migrants Drown As Boat Capsizes Off Mauritania: UN

At least 58 people are missing after the mishap. (Representational)

Geneva:

At least 58 migrants drowned Thursday as their boat sank near the Mauritanian coast, the International Organization for Migration said.

The UN agency said another 83 people swam to shore, while survivors said at least 150 people including women and children were aboard the vessel, which had set sail from The Gambia on November 27.

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