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Foreign Ministry says Palestinians are believed among missing after a migrant boat sank off the Tunisian coast

RAMALLAH, Wednesday, May 25, 2022 (WAFA) – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates said today that its embassy in Tunisia was following the issue of the boat of migrants that capsized off the Tunisian coast and believed to have Palestinians aboard.

Political advisor to the Foreign Minister, Ahmad al-Dik, said that the Palestinian embassy in Tunis sent a delegation to the Sfax governorate to follow up on all details regarding the capsized boat and to check on reports that Palestinians were among the missing migrants.

It said two among the survivors were Palestinian women who carry Syrian-issued travel documents.

Dozens of migrants were on their way to Europe when it sank. Most were still missing.

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