Migrants die off Yemen

At least 30 people drown as boat capsizes amid reports of gunfire used against those on board

‘Gunfire used against passengers’ as migrant boat sinks off Yemen

At least 30 people drowned when their migrant boat capsized off war-tornĀ Yemen this week, the UN has said, adding that it had received reports of gunfire being used against those on board.

At least 152 Somalis and Ethiopians were on board the overcrowded vessel, which left Aden in southern Yemen on Tuesday, the UN refugee and migration agencies said in a joint statement.

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Source: theguardian.com

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