Tunisia: Boat capsizes in Sfax, killing 5 


Five died and seven are missing whilst 23 migrants were rescued following the capsizing of a boat in Tunisia. 

5 migrants, believed to be from Tunisia and the sub-Saharan African region drowned as their boat sank in the Tunisian city of Sfax, a popular departing place for migrants attempting to reach Europe, reports Reuters. 

Sfax coastguard units rescued 23 people and recovered 11 bodies of migrants whose boat sank off the coast of Sidi Mansour in Sfax on the morning of August 14.  




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