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Dozens of migrants missing after 2 boats sink off Djibouti

(CNN)Dozens of migrants remain missing Wednesday off the East African nation of Djibouti after two boats capsized a day earlier, the UN migration agency said.According to local witnesses, the boats sank roughly 30 minutes after leaving Tuesday due to overloading and heavy swells. The vessels sank off Godoria in the Obock region of northeastern Djibouti.The International Organization for Migration said that by Wednesday morning the Djiboutian coast guard had recovered 30 bodies and found 16 survivors. An 18-year-old survivor told the agency's staff he had boarded one of the boats with 130 people on it, including 16 women. The teenager said he did not have any information about the second boat. Search and rescue operations continue at the si ...
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