The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) on Monday called for urgent efforts to locate a missing vessel carrying Rohingya refugees that has been adrift on the Andaman Sea for more than a week. (Reuters/File Photo)

UN calls for urgent action to rescue Rohingya refugees missing at sea

  • Food and water reportedly ran out days ago; it is feared a number of those on board have already died
  • Last contact with vessel was on Saturday; current whereabouts and the number of passengers are unknown
By Ephrem Kossaify ·