At least 11 migrants drowned off Tunisia

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TUNIS (Reuters) – At least 11 migrants have drowned in the Mediterranean when their boat sank off the coast of Tunisia while trying to reach Europe, a spokesman for the Tunisian army said on Friday.

Twenty-one people were rescued.

Five corpses have been recovered and the search continues to find the bodies of six other people.

(Report Tarek Amara, French version Bertrand Boucey, edited by Blandine Hénault)

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