40 missing after ship sinks off Yemen | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, December 08, 2016 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:02 AM, December 08, 2016

40 missing after ship sinks off Yemen

Around 40 people were missing off the Yemeni island of Socotra yesterday after a cargo vessel carrying islanders home from the mainland sank in the Indian Ocean, authorities said. Nineteen people were rescued from the water after a major search operation was launched in the early hours, Yemeni Fisheries Minister Fahd Kavieen told reporters.

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