Coast Guard: More than 80 feared dead after boats capsize off Yemen coast
January 3rd, 2011
02:19 PM ET

Coast Guard: More than 80 feared dead after boats capsize off Yemen coast

More than 80 people are feared drowned after two boats capsized off the coast of Yemen, the coast guard in Aden said Monday.

Yemen's Interior Ministry confirmed the incident on their state-run news site, adding that the two boats capsized in two different accidents and at two different sites.

According to a report on the official website of Yemen’s ruling party, three survivors have been recovered, all Somalis, from a boat that carried 46 people. The second boat was believed to have 35 to 40 people aboard. Most of those missing are thought to be from Ethiopia.

Search efforts were underway for any more possible survivors, coast guard officials are quoted as saying.

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  1. Andre

    Not to mention, they are wrong as well. but you have the right to have an opinion 😉

    January 3, 2011 at 7:10 pm | Report abuse |
  2. viva somalia

    I am somali and surprised that cnn censored and released this hate mongers posts towards inocent drowned people they have to fire this ultra radical group and red neck postings they fired rick sunchez for truth telling and kept this censorship group on their payroll

    January 3, 2011 at 7:14 pm | Report abuse |
  3. merlin

    If you only knew how many of these milk toast liberals I have banished....

    January 3, 2011 at 8:02 pm | Report abuse |
  4. low tide to rogue waves

    Nothin like finishing off fine dining with a light desert of boat people after tossing back an entree of large cruise ships...

    January 3, 2011 at 8:53 pm | Report abuse |
  5. merlin

    If you pansy milk toast liberals and statists had any idea how many of you I've already turned into frogs.....

    January 3, 2011 at 9:08 pm | Report abuse |

    the sharks are going to be disappointed cause there wont be to much meat on the bone..

    January 3, 2011 at 9:11 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Rodney McKay

    It's definitely a Stargate. I'm sort of an authority on the subject.

    January 4, 2011 at 1:29 am | Report abuse |
  8. trxsuspension

    Hello. everyone.
    would like to make new friends with you guys.

    November 28, 2011 at 11:59 am | Report abuse |
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