20 June 2018

Tunisia: Man Arrested in Connection to Kerkennah Migrant Shipwreck

Tunis/Tunisia — A 37-year-old man involved in the migrant shipwreck off the island of Kerkennah, governorate of Sfax, was arrested, the Interior Ministry Wednesday announced.

Eighty-four people died when the boat capsized on June 2.

The man, living in Kerkennah, said he provided food to at a least 50 crossers from Tunis and Gabes for a sum of five thousand dinars.


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