Two Kurdish asylum seekers made frantic attempts to save lives of family whose boat capsized in rough conditions Two asylum seekers who were in the same boat as a Kurdish Iranian family who drowned trying to cross the Channel have spoken out about their frantic attempts to save the family’s lives after the vessel capsized.Rasul Iran Nezhad, his wife, Shiva Mohammad Panahi, both 35, and their children: Anita, nine, Armin, six, and 15-month-old Artin, were among 22 people who boarded the boat, a rigid polyester structure about 20ft long, in October. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2020/dec/19/if-a-smuggler-says-do-it-you-do-refugees-on-trying-to-rescue-their-friends-from-the-channel
Author : Diane Taylor
Publish date : 2020-12-19 07:00:43
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