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Death toll up to 28 after migrant boats sink off Djibouti: IOM

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AFP Addis Ababa
The death toll from the sinking of two migrant boats off the coast of Djibouti rose to 28 on Wednesday, the UN migration agency said.
"Twenty-three bodies were recovered this morning and the coast guard continues (its) search," Lalini Veerassamy, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) chief of mission in Djibouti told AFP, a day after five people were found dead.

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First Published: Jan 30 2019 | 1:20 PM IST

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