Four migrants drown off the coast of southern Spain, 21 believed missing
15 January 2017 | 3:30 am
Spanish coastguards are searching for at least 21 migrants believed missing in the Mediterranean Sea, after the bodies of four migrants are found off the coast of Algeciras in southern Spain,
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