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off the coast of Guinea, has sunk the ship, killing 11 people

March 18 2008

Eleven people were killed in a shipwreck off the coast of Guinea. Reported by TV West African country.

On board were 39 students from Cameroon, who came to rest in Guinea. They were sent to the island Soro, located near the Guinean capital Conakry. Suddenly a storm began, and soon the boat capsized. According to television, 11 people were rescued, the fate of the others is unknown. It is believed that they were killed.

Such storms at this time of year is quite frequent on the coast of West Africa. The most common vehicle for transporting passengers and cargo are wooden fishing boats. This vehicle is not able to withstand the water element. Over the past two years in the area killed hundreds of people, ITAR-TASS.

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