5 bodies recovered after migrant boat capsizes in Moroccan coast

Source: Xinhua| 2019-10-01 00:03:15|Editor: huaxia
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RABAT, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- The bodies of five migrants were washed up Monday on the Nahla beach near Casablanca, Morocco's economic hub, local authorities said.

Some of the bodies were identified by their relatives, said Moroccan news agency MAP, adding that they were on an inflatable boat that capsized off the coast of Ain Harouda, near Casablanca, on Saturday.

Several others are feared dead while the search continues in the region.

Initial reports said that seven Moroccan migrants have drowned while three survivors of the boat were found unconscious Saturday and were evacuated to the Mohammadia hospital. Enditem