Best of News

Keywords

Rescue workers leave the coast to find the victims of a capsized... News PhotoBoat Accident,Capsizing,Conakry,Discovery,Dugout Canoe,Emergencies and Disasters,Guinea,Horizontal,Leaving,Mode of Transport,Occupation,Rescue,Rescue Worker,VictimPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPRescue workers leave the coast to find the victims of a capsized pirogue on September 1, 2012 in Conakry. About 30 people were believed to have drowned after an overloaded boat sank off the coast of Guinea, as rescue workers said Saturday they had given up hope of finding survivors after an all-night search. The pirogue, a flat-bottomed boat used by fishermen and for transport, capsized a few minutes after setting off for Kassa Island which lies several kilometres (miles) from the capital Conakry on August 31. AFP PHOTO/ CELLOU BINANI (Photo credit should read CELLOU BINANI/AFP/GettyImages)