UNHCR reports 150,000 migrant arrivals in Yemen (News)

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“Almost 150,000 migrants, [*** ] mainly from African Horn countries, have arrived in Yemen so far this year, a recent UNHCR report has said.  [***] Yemen says the number of African migrants who have already reached its territories exceeds 700.000 people, a figure which the UNHRC says is exaggerated.  So far this year, 131 African migrants, mostly from Somalia, drowned while trying to reach Yemeni territories through sea and 66 others went missing, according to the UNHRC.”

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