At least eight migrants have been killed in a boat accident off the coast of Gran Canaria. The accident happened on Sunday at Canary Beach. The boat was carrying at least 62 passengers. Eight people were killed and others were rescued during the crash.
Rescue work was started immediately after the Duga accident. The bodies of seven people were found and another died on the way to the hospital, officials said. Due to this, many immigrants had died during the journey.
Illegal migrants cross the sea from this northwestern African region. But the boat trip here is very unsafe.Xinhua / Photo: Agency