Algeria: Migrant boat capsizes, nine migrants drown


At least nine irregular migrants died, and eight others went missing on March 20th when their boat capsized off Algeria’s coast, according to local media, Anadolu News Agency reports.

The migrants drowned off the western coast of the eastern Skikda province, the state radio reported.

Two migrants, including a woman, were rescued by Algerian coast guards, while search operations were under way for those missing, the broadcaster said.


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