Eight migrants found dead in boat near Spain’s Canary Islands

Eight migrants found dead in boat near Spain’s Canary Islands

By Borja Suarez ARGUINEGUIN, Spain (Reuters) – Spanish coastguards found the bodies of eight African migrants in a boat which was drifting in the sea off Spain’s Gran Canaria island on Sunday, the Canary Islands government said. Sixty-two migrants, all of...

Fire at hospital in Bulgaria kills three COVID-19 patients

SOFIA (Reuters) – Three men died when a fire broke out in a COVID-19 ward of a hospital in the southern Bulgarian city of Sliven early on Sunday, officials said. The fire, which was quickly extinguished, broke out at around 0040 GMT and affected one room. Six...
Deaths from Sierra Leone tanker blast rise to 144

Deaths from Sierra Leone tanker blast rise to 144

FREETOWN (Reuters) – The death toll from a fuel tanker explosion in Sierra Leone’s capital on Nov. 5 has risen to 144 from a previous estimate of 115, health ministry data showed on Saturday. The tanker exploded following a collision in a suburb of...