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From the BBC-

'Bad weather' sinks Comoros ship

Authorities on the French island of Mayotte in the Indian Ocean say a ship with 76 people on board has sunk north-west of Madagascar.
French rescue teams have found 43 survivors from the vessel, the Comoros-flagged Ali Mubarak, but 33 are still missing.

Officials say the ship was on its way from Madagascar to the Comoros islands when it capsized in bad weather.

The ship left Madagascar on Friday and had been due in Comoros on Saturday.

An official at the prefecture in Mayotte told the Associated Press news agency that the boat may have been overloaded. Patrice Faure said the captain and three crew members were being questioned by police.

The search for the remaining 33 passengers and crew is to resume at daybreak on Tuesday.


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