International Organization Migration Shipwreck in west coast of Africa killed at least 140 people
October 30 that the International Organization for Migration said on the 29th local time that at least 140 people drowned after a ship carrying about 200 migrants sank on the west coast of Africa.
This incident was the most serious this year. Shipwreck accident. At present, the Senegalese and Spanish navies and nearby fishermen have rescued 59 people and recovered the remains of 20 people.
Survivors of the sinking of the migrant ship
The International Organization for Migration is deeply saddened by this tragedy. It is understood that the ship left Mbour, a small coastal town in western Senegal on October 24, local time, heading for the Canary Islands.
The ship caught fire a few hours after sailing and capsized near Saint Louis on the northwest coast of Senegal.