Dozens missing after Guinea-Bissau boat capsizes
The open wooden craft capsized on Sunday morning in the Atlantic Ocean around 50km from the capital Bissau while en route to Biombo from Pexice Island.
One body was recovered and 45 other people on board were missing, said Carlos Vaz da Cunha, port chief of Biombo.
Fisherman Carlitos Sa said rough weather was impeding efforts to rescue the missing, who included around a dozen members of the National Islamic Council, a group of religious leaders who run mosques and schools.
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