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#AceWorldNews – YEMEN – Dec.08 – A boat with Ethiopian migrants sank near the entrance to the Red Sea off the coast of Yemen, and 70 people have drowned, AFP reported, citing the Yemeni Interior Ministry.

The boat capsized in bad weather off the port city of Al-Makha, near the Strait of Bab el-Mandeb, the ministry said on Sunday.

Thousands of people fleeing countries in the Horn of Africa try to reach Yemen in the hope of making their way on to Saudi Arabia and the Persian Gulf.


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