Ethiopia: Survivors of Migrant Container Truck Tragedy Repatriated – AuthenticAfrican

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[VOA] Geneva -The International Organization for Migration reports it has helped repatriate 11 Ethiopians who escaped death after having been locked in the container of a smuggler's truck.  They and dozens of other migrants who did not survive were discovered after the truck crossed the Malawi-Mozambique border in March.   The operation was coordinated by the governments of Ethiopia and Mozambique, assisted by IOM and the EU-IOM joint Initiative for Migrant Protection and Reintegration in the Horn of Afr