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Tragedy Strikes Mauritania 

At least 89 migrants died when their boat capsized off the coast of Mauritania. The Mauritanian Coast Guard’s officers recovered the migrants’ bodies who were aboard a large traditional fishing boat when it keeled, the agency said. Nine people were rescued, including a 5-year-old girl, the agency reported. The boat, which left the Gambia–Senegal border six days ago, was bound for Europe and had at least 170 migrants on board, the agency said, citing survivors.

SOURCE: CNN