At least 11 migrants drown off Tunisia in shipwreck

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  • Friday, 21 Jan 2022

TUNIS (Reuters) - At least 11 migrants drowned in a shipwreck off Tunisia as they tried to cross the Mediterranean to Europe, while 21 others were rescued by the coastguard, the army spokesman said on Friday.

He added‮ ‬the coastguard had recovered five bodies, while the search was still under way for six more drowned.

(Reporting By Tarek Amara; Editing by Alex Richardson)

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