Boat capsizes off Senegal coastline, 13 migrants killed
A boat carrying migrants trying to get to Europe capsized off the coast of Senegal, killing at least 13 people.
An official with the Senegal Red Cross said, the incident happened near Kafountine in the southern Casamance area Monday night.
About 150 people were on the boat and 91 people have been rescued, leaving more than 40 missing, said rescue workers. The search is continuing for any survivors or to retrieve bodies.
According to local news reports, the boat capsized after a fire broke out on board.