34 migrants drown in Mediterranean shipwreck, 26 survivors – UN
Geneva, October 2, 2018,(AltAfrica) – Some 34 migrants have died in a shipwreck in the western Mediterranean, which 26 people survived, the U.N. migration agency said on Tuesday, citing the Moroccan navy and a Spanish aid agency.
Joel Millman, spokesman of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), told us: “The boat was adrift since Sunday with 60 people aboard. At least 34 have drowned, it looks like there were 26 survivors.”
The information came from the Moroccan navy and a Spanish non-governmental oragnisation Caminando Fronteras, he said.