58 migrants killed in boat capsize in Mauritania


Dakar: At least 58 people were killed after a boat carrying dozens of migrants capsized in the Atlantic Ocean off the West African nation of Mauritania on Wednesday.

The UN migration agency informed the same on Wednesday.

The boat carrying at least 150 people had been low on fuel while approaching Mauritania, the International Organization for Migration said in a statement.

The survivors were being helped by Mauritanian authorities in the northern city of Nouadhibou, sources added.

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