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Witnesses: Hundreds of East African Migrants Drown at Sea

Hundreds of East African migrants are believed dead after their boat capsized in the eastern Mediterranean. Witnesses and survivors told VOA Monday that the vessel overturned while carrying as many as 500 people. An unknown number swam to boats nearby and were later picked up and taken to Greece. The incident happened April 8 but was first reported by the BBC late Sunday. Ethiopian national Mussa Mohamed Adam said he is one of the few migrants who survived the tragedy. He told...

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