Posted On July 8, 2017 By In None With 34 Views

35 migrants feared drowned off Libya: coastguard

Garabulli, Libya, July 8, 2017 (AFP)

Thirty-five migrants, including seven children, were feared drowned after their inflatable craft sank on Saturday off the Libyan coast, the coastguard said.
Eighty-five migrants, including 18 women, were rescued with the help of fishermen who alerted the coastguard, said Issa al-Zarrouk, a coastguard official in Garabulli, 60 kilometres (40 miles) east of Tripoli.

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