17 Haitians dead as migrant boat capsizes off Turks and Caicos (7)

BSS Bangladesh 2013.12.26 05:41
MIAMI, Dec 26, 2013 (BSS/AFP) - Seventeen Haitian suspected illegal migrants died Wednesday when their boat capsized off the Turks and Caicos islands near the Caribbean, authorities said. The incident occurred in the early hours of Christmas Day as the boat, which had been intercepted by police, was "being towed into dock" at Providenciales, the government of the British territory said in a statement.
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