Ethiopian sole survivor of migrant tragedy in the Mediterranean describes how 14 others died one by one

ECADF | An Ethiopian man has described the horror of being the only survivor from a boat full of migrants who ran out of food, water and fuel in the middle of the Mediterranean. Fifteen migrants were in the rubber dinghy when it set out from the Libyan coast but one by one they died, including a woman who was pregnant, said Mohammed Adam Oga. He was finally rescued by a Maltese armed forces helicopter after 11 days.Malta released a shocking photo of him in the dinghy, collapsed over the body of a dead migrant.

“There were 15 of us on the boat and I am the only one alive,” he told the Malta Times from his hospital bed in Msida, Malta, where he is on a drip and being treated for extreme dehydration.