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28 dead as boat capsizes off the coast of Djibouti

Djibouti _ boat accident
Source : Fana

January 30,2019

28 people are reportedly dead after a boat capsized off the coast of Djibouti,Ethiopian state media reported citing International Organization for Migration (IOM).

More than 130 other passengers who were on board of the boat are reported missing. Rescue operation is underway to save lives.

The boat was capsized in Makurov area om the north east of Djibouti. And the reason for the accident is said to be carrying more passengers than its capacity.

The report by Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation (EBC) also says that the boat was sailing to Europe.

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