At least four people have been confirmed to have died, and four remain missing after the boat they were travelling in overturned near to a harbour in Lanzarote.
A search and rescue operation is ongoing after the inflatable boat carrying 50 sub-Saharan Africans overturned near to the port of Órzola.
41 people, including 19 women and 7 children were pulled to shore, whilst the bodies of two women, one man and a child were recovered from the sea.
Meanwhile on Sunday, the coast guard rescued 45 migrants off the coast of Gran Canaria on Sunday including 24 women and eight children.
Source : English Radio News