One dead, 16 migrants missing off Spain's Canary islands


  • World
  • Friday, 04 Feb 2022

MADRID (Reuters) - At least one migrant drowned and 16 were missing after their dinghy capsized in the Atlantic Ocean on Wednesday night some 35 km (22 miles) off the Spanish island of Fuerteventura, a government official told reporters on Thursday.

Emergency services rescued and transported about 41 people from the semi-sunken dinghy. The Coast Guard found one dead body at sea.

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