Girl, 17, Found Alive on Boat Wandering at Sea for over Three Weeks

Girl, 17, Found Alive on Boat Wandering at Sea for over Three Weeks

- A teenager has been escaped from one of the biggest migrant boats tragedy

- The 17-year-old girl was recently rescued on a boat that had been at sea for about 22 days

- She became one of the three survivors in a boat mishap that claimed the lives of 56 persons

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A young girl has escaped what has been described as one of the biggest boat tragedies involving migrants at sea.

The 17-year-old girl was recently found alive aboard a boat that floated at sea with no direction for more than three weeks, according to BBC.

17-Year-Old Girl Found Alive on Boat Wandering at Sea for over Three Weeks
Young Aicha is one of the three survivors in a boat mishap that claimed 56 lives Photo Credit: Screen grabs from video shared by BBC
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Daily Beast reports that the girl identified as Aicha was one of the few persons that survived the Canary Islands sea tragedy - only three persons made it alive.

It however took Aicha 10 days of medical attention before she regained full consciousness.

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The Ivory Coast teen who had left her hometown in November 2020 en route to Mauritania was rescued by an unidentified crew of the Spanish Airforce, with whom she'd be staying for the time being.

It is said that the only person that had knowledge of the dangerous journey she had embarked on was her elder sister. It was not however stated if the said elder sister consented or made any frantic effort to dissuade her.

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Meanwhile, Briefly News previously reported a video of a young girl on an inflatable unicorn being rescued by a ferry boat has been shared online.

The young girl was swept out to sea and when her parents realised that she was out of sight, they informed port authorities, who contacted the captain of the Salaminomachos ferry boat to rescue the child.

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The disclosure was made by ViralHog which shared the video on its YouTube page on Monday, August 24.

Taking to the comment section of the post, Alin Constantin Cimpian said the girl had been playing in the ocean off the town of Antirio in the Gulf of Corith before she bobbed out to sea. According to Cimpian, the girl floated about half a mile away from the Greek coast she and her parents were visiting.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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