28 Haitians dead after ship sinks off Bahamas | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, February 05, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, February 05, 2019

28 Haitians dead after ship sinks off Bahamas

At least 28 Haitians have drowned off the coast of Abaco in the Bahamas, officials said Sunday, the latest tragedy at sea for migrants seeking to leave the Caribbean's poorest economy. "Thus far, a total of 17 persons have been rescued alive and 28 bodies have been recovered from the water" after two days of dive operations, authorities said.

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