Big accident: Boat full of passengers overturned in the sea, more than 60 people died

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Cape Verde (Best Hindu News): A major accident has happened in the African country of Cape Verde. Here the boat full of passengers overturned in the sea. At least 60 people are feared dead in the accident and 38 others have been rescued. It is being told that there were more than 100 people in the boat. More than 60 people are believed to have died when a migrant boat that left Senegal capsized off Cape Verde in July, officials said.

The fishing boat left Senegal a month ago, according to media reports in Cape Verde, an island nation about 620 km (385 miles) off the West African coast. According to the report, the Senegalese Foreign Ministry said that 38 people, including a Guinea-Bissau national, were rescued from the boat. The Coast Guard said the total number of survivors and dead was 48. The employee of the local morgue said that he had found seven bodies.

Let us tell you that last year in 2022, 559 people lost their lives while trying to reach the Canary Islands. In the first six months of this year, 126 people died or went missing trying to reach the Canary Islands.

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