Boat carrying Rohingya refugees capsizes, dozens presumed drowned

Lalu Miya cries over the bodies of his wife and children, who died after a boat with Rohingya refugees capsized as they fled from Myanmar, before their bodies were taken for the funeral just behind Inani beach near Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh September 29, 2017. Lalu Miya, whose family was on the boat that capsized just off the shore of Bangladesh, survived but three of his children and wife died in the accident. Two other of his children remain missing. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj – RC1890713AA0

The UN migration agency said Friday that more than 60 people are either confirmed dead or missing and presumed dead following the shipwreck of a boat carrying Rohingya Muslims who were fleeing from violence in Myanmar to Bangladesh.


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