Death toll up to 28 after migrant boats sink off Djibouti: IOM

ADDIS ABABA (AFP) – The death toll from the sinking of two migrant boats off the coast of Djibouti rose to 28 yesterday, the UN migration agency said. “Twenty-three bodies were recovered this morning and the coast guard continues (its) search,” Lalini Veerassamy, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) Chief of Mission in Djibouti told AFP, a day after five people were found dead. More details in Thursday’s Borneo Bulletin.