Almost 60 people missing after ship sinks in Yemen

ADEN (AFP) - Nearly 60 people are missing after a ship sank off Yemen's Socotra island, the country's fisheries minister said Wednesday (Dec 7), with state media reporting that only two people had been rescued.

The boat went missing five days ago while heading from Yemen's southeastern port city of Mukalla towards Socotra with some 60 people on board, Fisheries Minister Fahd Kavieen said.