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Mayotte: 7 dead and one missing in the sinking of a kwassa this morning off the coast of Bouéni




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Seven people were killed this morning shortly before 9 am, off the coast of the city of Bouéni located in the South of Mayotte, after their boat of type Kwassa capsized at sea in the wake of difficult weather.
 
The nautical brigade of the Border Police, who intervened at the Southwest a pass from Bouéni and alerted by the cries of distress of illegal immigrants quickly went ​​on site, despite localised heavy rain and reduced visibility.
 
Fifteen survivors were able to be taken out of the water and a person is still missing.
 
Following this tragedy, the section of research of the National Gendarmerie has opened an investigation to shed any light on this shipwreck, as the Journal of Mayotte relates.



Assani Badrudin


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