Monday, December 5, 2011

At least 3 dead and more than 90 missing in shipwreck of the Coast of the Dominican Republic - 5th Dec 2011

At least three people were killed and 90 are reported missing as a result of a shipwreck off the coast of the Dominican Republic.

According to rescuers, about a hundred illegal immigrants were on a schooner bound for Puerto Rico.

The ship struck a reef a few miles from a Dominican Republic beach, broke in two, and sank.

Police helicopters and boats are searching for the missing. Source