TWO migrants have been arrested for allegedly going berserk and killing 10 fellow passengers while on a boat from Africa to Spain.
An argument broke out when the Cameroonian pair believed a Nigerian priest’s prayers for salvation were in fact causing bad weather on the crossing, according to police.
The duo – who have not been named – are accused of hitting their victims with wooden planks, before pushing them overboard.
Police became suspicious when they noticed that all other survivors were going out of their way to avoid the pair.
Bad weather caused the boat to rock severely, also throwing eight babies overboard.
Only 29 of the 50 people – most of whom were Nigerians – who boarded the boat in Nador, Morocco, survived the journey to Europe.
The only child to survive the journey was a three-year-old girl, as all other infants were thrown overboard by the rough sea.
The pair are also suspected of robbing their victims of more than €1,500 before killing them.
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