13 SAILORS MISSING AS BOAT SINKS OFF MOROCCAN COAST

NASHIR MANSOR

RABAT, Nov 24 (Bernama) -- A total of 13 sailors are missing after a fishing boat sank on Friday off the Atlantic coast of Moroccan city of TanTan, Xinhua news agency reported, quoting barlamane.com news website.

The fishing boat set off from the port of Agadir with 16 sailors on board, and it sank about 40 miles (64 km) off the coast of TanTan, the website reported, quoting local sources. 

Three bodies have been recovered so far, it said, adding that all necessary means were mobilised to search for 13 sailors considered missing.

-- BERNAMA