92 immigrants die of Sahara thirst

AFP

Rescue workers find the bodies of more than 50 children


Rescue workers in Niger said they have found the remains of 92 people who died of thirst after their vehicles broke down as they tried to cross the Sahara the BBC reports. It is thought the group was trying to make its way through the desert with the EU believed to be its final destination.

Rescue worker Almoustapha Alhacen told the BBC's Hausa service that said the corpses of 52 children, 33 women and seven men were in a severe state of decomposition and had been partly eaten, probably by ja...


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