Honduran families receive bodies of sunk fishing boat victims

Families of the 27 people who died after a Honduran fishing boat sank have started receiving the bodies of their relatives, as the country’s president ordered a probe into the incident. The vessel sank on Wednesday in the remote eastern Mosquitia region after heading out to sea when a seasonal ban on lobster fishing was lifted. “We feel deep regret” over the drownings, President Juan Orlando Hernande wrote on his official Twitter account Thursday. “We stand in solidarity with the families,” adding he had demanded an investigation. >click to read< 17:18

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