The Tunisian National Guard reported on Saturday that rescue services recovered the body of a baby and a 20-year-old man after the shipwreck of a boat with about twenty, migrants off the coast of Gabes.
The sinking occurred in the early hours of Saturday, around 02:00 (local time). Rescue operations, coordinated with civil protection units, continue to try to locate five missing people.
The authorities opened an investigation, together with the Gabes prosecutor’s office, to determine the circumstances of this tragedy in Mediterranean waters, as reported by the state news agency TAP.
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