September 28, 2017 / 1:58 PM / in a month

Boat with 130 Rohingya refugees capsizes off Myanmar, IOM says

GENEVA (Reuters) - A boat carrying 130 Rohingya refugees fleeing violence in Myanmar has capsized off the Bay of Bengal, the International Organization for Migration said on Thursday.

IOM’s Bangladesh office tweeted that 13 bodies had been recovered, including 8 children.

Reporting by Tom Miles; Editing by Toby Chopra

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