Gambians who survived Mauritanian coast boat mishap repatriated

Several hundred Gambian migrants return home after being rescued off the Mauritanian coast.

The boat they were travelling on capsized and drowned nearly 60 of them, according to the Gambian presidency. President Adama Barrow described the deaths as a "national tragedy" in a televised address last weekend.

He also stressed that a police investigation was underway to identify the perpetrators whiles a multi-pronged team was working to support families of the victims. One of the migrants lucky t…

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