Around 35 migrants, including women and children, die in Niger desert, mayor says

  • by: KRISTA LARSON , Associated Press
  • Updated: October 28, 2013 - 1:00 PM

DAKAR, Senegal — About 35 African migrants believed to have been traveling to Europe died of thirst and dehydration in the Sahara Desert after mechanical problems left them stranded, a local official in northern Niger said Monday.

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