Karaburun Tragedy

Karaburun Tragedy

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Karaburun tragedy, also known as 9 January tragedy in 2004 was the fatal trip of 36 people from north Albania, 2 dinghy drivers and 1 of the traffic leaders, who were trying to cross the Strait of Otranto towards Brindisi in the coasts of Puglia by means of an inflatable boat. 28 of them died or were declared lost. Karaburun tragedy is the Albanian emigrants' marine tragedy with the 2nd highest mortality rate after the Otranto tragedy in March 1997, when the Albanian ship with clandestine was hit by the Italian combat ship Sibilla, causing the death of 84 people Unemployment, low incomes and difficult living conditions forced people to go outside Albania, especially in the '90.show more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 145g
  • Acu Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 613666643X
  • 9786136666433