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74 dead migrants wash ashore on Libyan beach from boat with no engine

74 dead migrants wash ashore on Libyan beach from boat with no engine

Dead bodies of 74 migrants have been found washed up on a beach near the western Libyan city of Zawiya, a Red Crescent spokesperson said on Tuesday. Mohamed al-Misrati spokesperson said the bodies had been recovered on Monday and that the migrants appeared to have died during the past two days. Adult migrants mostly They […]

February 21, 2017 | By | Reply More
At least 28 dead on migrant boat off Libya

At least 28 dead on migrant boat off Libya

Oct 05, – Photographer Aris Messinis, who was able to go on board the vessel, said many of the dead had suffocated. At least 22 Europe-bound migrants were found dead Tuesday in an overloaded wooden boat off Libya, an photographer witnessed, on a day of frantic rescues in the Mediterranean. “It was a wooden vessel […]

October 5, 2016 | By | Reply More
At least 117 bodies found off Libya as smuggling boat sinks

At least 117 bodies found off Libya as smuggling boat sinks

Jun 03, – The developments were the latest deadly disasters for refugees and migrants seeking a better life in Europe, and they followed the drownings of more than 1,000 people since May 25 while attempting the long and perilous journey from North Africa to southern Europe. More than 110 bodies were pulled from the sea […]

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