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22 dead in shipwreck off G.Bissau

December 28, 2012 - Updated 2110 PKT
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BISSAU: At least 22 people died and 69 were missing after their overloaded boat sank Friday off the capital of Guinea-Bissau, rescue workers said.


A total of 97 people were aboard the boat en route from the Atlantic Ocean island of Boloma to Bissau, they told AFP.


"Twenty-two bodies were recovered and six survivors were rescued," a rescue worker said, adding that a search was under way for the remaining missing. (AFP)

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