Ship with over 300 migrants sinks off Yemen

January 18th, 2009 - 3:37 am ICT by IANS  

Sana’a (Yemen), Jan 18 (DPA) A ship with around 300 Somali and Ethiopian migrants aboard capsized in the Gulf of Aden Saturday, Yemen’s interior ministry reported.The ministry said in a statement that coast guard authorities rushed rescue teams to search for survivors. “The fate of most of the passengers remains unknown,” it said.

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