Nine Die On A Journey Many More are Making

People making the journey cross the Gulf of Aiden via cdn

People making the journey cross the Gulf of Aiden via cdn

Nine people have drowned off the coast of Yemen after smugglers fearing police arrest, forced fifty six of the Ethiopian and Somali passengers to jump into the sea.

This comes just two days after a vessel capsized while making the same journey and leaving seven dead.

Map via via csmonitor

Map via via csmonitor

The Gulf of Aden has been the route out of Somalia and the Horn of Africa for over 14,486 people since January. To date 65 people have died and 36 have been reported missing trying to escapeĀ  famine, political instability, poverty, and war .

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