Friday 7 August 2020

Egypt migrant shipwreck death toll rises to 202

Thirty-three bodies were recovered on Tuesday as a wreck of boat that sank off Egypt last week with hundreds of migrants aboard was lifted from the depths, raising the confirmed death toll to 202, a local official said. The boat capsize


Vasco da Gama shipwreck discovered off Oman coast

Oman's Ministry of Heritage & Culture (MHC) has announced the discovery and archaeological excavation of a Portuguese East Indiaman that was part of Vasco da Gama's 1502-1503 Armada to India. The announcement was made


38 die in Haitian shipwreck off Cuba

At least 38 people died on Saturday when a boat carrying Haitian migrants sunk off the coast of Guantanamo province in far eastern Cuba, Cuban television reported. It said 87 people, including seven women, were rescued after civil defense

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