Tunisia migrant shipwreck death toll reaches 112

Tunisia migrant shipwreck death toll reaches 112
 

The death toll has risen to at least 112 people after a boat packed with migrants sank off the coast of Tunisia on Saturday, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) says.
On Sunday, it was reported that some 50 people had died after it capsized.
Sixty-eight others - from Tunisia and elsewhere - were rescued by the coastguard.
The country has become an important new route for migrants trying to make the crossing to Europe in the past year.
This comes after moves were made in neighbouring Libya against human traffickers, who have regularly enslaved, tortured or murdered migrants.... read more

 
4 June 2018 in World News, Views: 59
Source: BBC
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