Migrants, small boat capsizes off the coast of Sardinia and kills 7: No more tragedies at the borders

On Saturday night a small boat leaving from Algeria capsized off the coast of Sardinia causing the death of 7 people. 7 others managed to survive and are currently in the Monastir reception centre. An investigation has been opened.

Yet another massacre of migrants in the waters of Mediterranean. Saturday night a punt arriving fromAlgeria capsized off Sardinia due to difficult weather conditions, killing 7 people.

Six of them are fallen into the sea because the punt, tracked down by a merchant ship heading from Turkey to Spain in international waters, it capsized while a seventh migrant, according to the story of seven other survivors, died during the journey from the Algerian coast to Sardinia.

“No more dead at the borders: they are needed safe and legal channels entry into Europe”, Mediterranea Saving Humans commented on Facebook.

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On the small boat which departed on 9 November from the Algerian port of In Skikabout 100 kilometers west of Annaba, 14 had embarked. The migrants, all aged between 20 and 40, were aboard a small boat adrift in the very rough sea, without food or water, when they were spotted by the cargo Christina Bwhich from Istanbul was proceeding south of Sardinia towards the Spanish port of Tarragona.

The seven survivors rescued from the merchant vessel were accompanied to the Gulf of Palmas, and then transferred aboard the Coast Guard patrol boat of Sant’Antioco at the Sulcis port where the agents of the Guardia Di Finanza and the Carbonia police station were waiting for them, assisted by Frontex personnel.

In the following hours they were transferred to the First Reception Center of Monastir, where they underwent medical examinations and possible treatments. The Prosecutor of Cagliari, with the substitute Emanuele Secci, has also opened an inquiry per shipwreck e manslaughter after the rescue of the seven migrants. Police are proceeding with investigations to reconstruct all the details of the shipwreck.

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