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At least 55 people drowned or missing Map of Bosasso Somalia  Somalia: Women, child among dead after a boat capsized off the Somali coast. Ethiopians and Somalis were on the boat Red Cross: Dozens killed after ferry capsizes Map of Zanzibar Tanzania  Tanzania: Rescuers scoured choppy waters for survivors after a ferry sank off the island of Zanzibar, killing 37 people and leaving dozens missing Stricken vessel nears dock in Seychelles Map of Victoria Seychelles
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B. 2014-12-07 African migrant boat capsizes off Yemen, 70 dead Red Sea, Yemen
2. 2014-02-28 107 Somali migrants rescued off Libyan coast Tripoli, Libya
2013-10-03 Hundreds feared dead in Italy shipwreck Lampedusa, Southern Italy
E. 2012-12-20 At least 55 people drowned or missing Bosasso, Somalia
F. 2012-07-19 Red Cross: Dozens killed after ferry capsizes Zanzibar, Tanzania
G. 2012-02-29 Stricken vessel nears dock in Seychelles Victoria, Seychelles
7. 2012-02-29 Disabled cruise ship slowly nearing Seychelles Seychelles
8. 2012-02-27 Stricken Costa vessel under tow Desroches, Seychelles
9. 2012-02-27 Boat reaches stranded Costa ship Seychelles

107 Somali migrants rescued off Libyan coast Map of Tripoli Libya  An official in Libya says the country's coast guard has rescued 107 Somalis on a tugboat that nearly capsized while trying to reach Europe   Hundreds feared dead in Italy shipwreck Map of Lampedusa Italy
  African migrant boat capsizes off Yemen, 70 dead Map of Red Sea Yemen


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Dec.7
  Most of the migrants were from Ethiopia, and the small boat sank Sunday due to high winds and waves in the Red Sea
Feb.28


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Oct.3
  Southern Italy: At least 130 African migrants have died and many more are missing after a boat carrying them to Europe sank off the Italian island of Lampedusa
 Most of those on board were from Eritrea and Somalia



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Dec.20
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Feb.29
  The stricken Italian cruise vessel Costa Allegra is due to reach land in the Seychelles shortly
Disabled cruise ship slowly nearing Seychelles Map of Seychelles  The cruise ship Costa Allegra, disabled two days ago by an engine room fire, is due to arrive in the Seychelles Feb.27 Stricken Costa vessel under tow Map of Desroches Seychelles  Seychelles: An Italian cruise ship left adrift in the Indian Ocean with more than 1,000 people on board following a power failure, has been taken in tow. Boat reaches stranded Costa ship Map of Seychelles  Seychelles: A fishing boat has reached the Costa Allegra, a cruise ship adrift in the Indian Ocean with more than 1,000 people on board

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Sep.10 Scores die as Zanzibar ship sinks
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  Tanzania: At least 187 people have died after an overloaded ferry sank off the Tanzanian island with at least 800 people on board.    620 survivors had been rescued. 3 ...
Feb.24   57 Somalis reported dead in boat tragedy   Somalia: An attempt to flee Somalia ended in tragedy when a boat capsized in the Gulf of Aden, killing all but one person on board

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Sep.27   13 drown in rush for U.S. Navy aid  Somalia: 8 more are missing after a small skiff packed with more than seven dozen people capsized while getting aid from a U.S. Navy vessel in the Gulf...

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Sep.28 52 Somalis die in smuggling attempt   Yemen: The boat smuggling them across the gulf to Yemen broke down, and they were left adrift with no food or water for 18 days

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Dec.18 200 feared drowned as migrant boats sink   Yemen: At least 58 people, all Ethiopians except for four Somalis, are confirmed dead and a further 37 remain unaccounted

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Apr.28 28 missing in ferry capsize  Tanzania: The MV Nyamanga carrying passengers and cargo on Lake Victoria has capsized and 28 people were feared dead Apr.6 69 dead as ferry capsizes
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  Djibouti: A boat ferrying passengers to a traditional festival overturned after leaving port about noon


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Jan.3   Boat accident: 40 feared dead   Tanzania: An overloaded boat overturned and was swept away in high seas en route from mainland Tanzania to Zanzibar


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