17 January 2014

Tunisia: Boat Capsizes Off Kerkennah - Two Missing, 26 Rescued

Sfax — A fishing boat carrying illegal immigrants to Italy's Lampedusa, Friday, sank off Kerkenanh (governorate of Sfax).

Two people are missing and 26 others were rescued (3 Tunisians and 23 from other nationalities), Chief of the Sfax coast guard station Adel Amine said. Rescue teams are searching for the missing, he added...

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