XALIMANEWS-After the sinking of a boat off the coast of Western Sahara on Sunday, only 22 people out of sixty were rescued. 40 died. On June 28, a second shipwreck resulted in the death of at least two people.
A boat comprising about sixty people, including fifteen women and two children, was wrecked, Sunday, June 27, on the road to the Canaries, according to the distress platform at sea Alarm Phone.
Faced with this extremely urgent situation, the relatives of the castaways gave the alert by contacting the emergency number of the platform, which warned the Spanish authorities.
Only 22 people could be collected by a fishing vessel. 40 died in the sinking, including the two children on board as well as ten women, reported Alarm Phone and journalist and human rights defender Helena Maleno Garzón.
Less than 24 hours later, on June 28, a second shipwreck resulted in the death of at least two people. This time, the Spanish authorities were able to rescue 35 survivors, nearly ten kilometers from the island of Gran Canaria. Three of them were hospitalized in serious condition.
With Migrant Info