Dakhla: fishing boat sunk, 1 crew member missing

Two fishing boats collided off the coast of Dakhla on each other.

About 24 crew members were rescued yesterday after a fishing boat off the coast of the city Dakha had sunk, one crew member is still missing, said local authorities.

According to the same source the incident is the result of a collision between a wooden sardine boat and a fishing vessel on the high seas, which resulted in the sinking of the wooden fishing boat with 25 crew members on board. The fog would cause the collision.

Rescue services will continue search operations to find the missing crew member, adds the source finally.