DEAD
4
FEMALE
4
MINORS
1
Incident Date
27 Aug 2021
Migration route
Western Africa / Atlantic route to the Canary Islands
Region of Incident
Northern Africa
Region of Origin
Western Africa
Location of death

Boat found 500km southwest of El Hierro, Canary Islands, Spain - 55 people had departed from Dakhla, Western Sahara 12 days earlier. 24 lost their lives during the journey, their remains were thrown overboard. The boat was found with 26 survivors and the remains of four people (a man, two women and a girl) inside. Another woman, who was pregnant, died upon arriving to Port of Arguineguín.

UNSD Geographical Grouping
Uncategorized
Country of Incident
Spain
Country of Origin
Côte d'Ivoire
Information Source
Txema Santana / Vicepresidencia del Gobierno de Canarias, Caminando Fronteras