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At Least 11 Migrants Drown off Tunisia in Shipwreck

At Least 11 Migrants Drown off Tunisia in Shipwreck

Friday, 21 January, 2022 - 12:30
A boat carrying migrants in the Mediterranean. Reuters file photo

At least 11 migrants drowned in a shipwreck off Tunisia as they tried to cross the Mediterranean to Europe, the army spokesman said on Friday.


Reuters quoted the spokesman as saying that 21 others were rescued by the coast guard.


He also said the coast guard had recovered five bodies, while the search was still under way for six more drowned.


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