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Spain: 17 migrants found dead off Canary Islands

Madrid, Apr 27 (Prensa Latina) Spain's Maritime Rescue Service on Monday reported that 17 individuals had been found dead on a migrant boat off El Hierro in the Canary Islands, and three people were rescued.

The vessel was spotted some 265 nautical miles southwest of El Hierro, and an air force helicopter was deployed to airlift the three survivors, a spokeswoman for the service said.

‘The three suffered from hypothermia but were otherwise in good shape,’ she told AFP, adding they were taken by helicopter to a hospital in El Hierro. All migrants on the boat were from Sub-Saharan Africa, the spokeswoman said.


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