A boat with illegal migrants sank off the coast of Tunisia.

According to APA, "Mosaique FM" radio station reported on this.

The ship sank near the Kerkenna Islands.

There were about 30 migrants in the boat.

Rescuers arrived at the scene and pulled out the bodies of 6 people from the water.

The dead are said to be women and children.

Coast Guard managed to save 20 people.

All of them are Tunisian citizens.

Currently, the search for the missing persons continues.