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It was the accident with the highest number of dead migrants at sea in 2020. In October, at least 140 of the 200 migrants on the crossing from Senegal to the Canary Islands drowned when their boat caught fire due to engine problems. Among them were mostly young Senegalese. Other young people from Senegal are not deterred: they are increasingly taking this life-threatening route to Europe.

Language: Dutch

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