In Yemen 60 people missing after ship capsizes off coast

The report added that the ship came into difficulty on Tuesday while sailing to Socotra Island in the Indian Ocean.

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Map of Yemen locating Socotra island play

Map of Yemen locating Socotra island

(AFP Graphic)
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No fewer than 60 people were missing after a ship capsized in high seas off the coast of Yemen, a media report said on Wednesday.

The report added that the ship came into difficulty on Tuesday while sailing to Socotra Island in the Indian Ocean from Hadramout province.

It noted that rescue teams have managed to rescue no fewer than two passengers from the shipwreck, while search and rescue operations are still under way. 

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