Migrant boat sinks off Gibraltar - 2 dead

By Accidents

A Moroccan rescuer and 2 people are dead after a boat transporting illegal immigrants capsized in the Straits of Gibraltar, 2 more people are missing. According to information from maritime rescue teams 2 of the survivors were suffering from hypothermia. Search for more survivors continues.
The boat with the immigrants was detected by a Moroccan ferry that travels between Tanger and Tarifa and was reported that 5 people were fallen in the water. A member of the ferry crew died trying to help.
Illegal immigrants from Africa are trying to reach the Spanish coast and to enter illegally Europe. In October last year, at least 16 illegal migrants were found dead trying to reach Spain from Morocco.