14 Ethiopian Migrants Found Dead in Eastern Part of Tanzania

Fourteen migrants, identified Ethiopians, have been found dead in a vehicle Mindu area, near Morogoro municipality, along the Tanzania-Zambia highway.

Morogoro Regional Police Commander Wilbroad Mutafungwa said there were 26 in the vehicle but 14 of them had already died, while five were being treated at the Morogoro Regional Hospital. Seven others under observation.

He said that the aliens were on their way to South Africa, through Malawi or Zambia. The cause of death is not known.

The police chief, Wilbroad, seem to think that the Ethiopian migrants were on their way to South Africa.

This is a second time for such a tragedy to happen in less than two years. In May 2017, eight Ethiopians were found dead in a truck.

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