May 13 2019 - 06:09
Back

Fishing boat with 8 Syrian migrants on board sinks off coast of Chekaa

The boat was attempting to ferry refugees illegally to Cyprus Lebanon, news ,lbci ,أخبار Syrians,Lebanon,The boat was attempting to ferry refugees illegally to Cyprus
episodes
Fishing boat with 8 Syrian migrants on board sinks off coast of Chekaa
Lebanon News

A fishing boat with eight Syrians on board sank on Monday morning off the north coastal town of Chekka after it embarked on a clandestine migration trip to Cyprus, the state-run National News Agency reported.

 
advertisement

The Lebanese army arrested three passengers who had managed to swim to the shore, while the destiny of the other five is still unknown.

Read also