ICYMI: 58 Migrants Drown As Boat Sinks Off Mauritania

“Our common priority is to take care of all those who survived and bring them the support they need,” she added.

The injured are being treated in hospital in Nouadhibou, Mauritania’s westernmost town on the Atlantic coast, the IOM statement said.

Mauritanian authorities are in contact with Gambian consular services “to ensure that the necessary support is provided to the migrants”, the statement said.

The Gambian Ambassador to Mauritania is headed to Nouadhibou, it added.

Source: AFP

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