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Zanzibar ferry tragedy kills 200

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A cargo boat ferrying at least 800 people to the Zanzibari island of Pemba sank early on Saturday morning, with 200 confirmed dead and more lost. The MV Spice Islander was believed to have been seriously overloaded when it left port for the northern island in the Zanzibar archipelago. 579 people were rescued. Tanzania has announced three days of official mourning.
A cargo boat ferrying at least 800 people to the Zanzibari island of Pemba sank early on Saturday morning, with 200 confirmed dead and more lost. The MV Spice Islander was believed to have been seriously overloaded when it left port for the northe...
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