Libyan coastguard says 100 migrants may have drowned near Tripoli

Migrants sit at a naval base after being rescued by Libyan coast guards in Tripoli, Libya June 29, 2018. Picture: REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny

TRIPOLI (Reuters) – More than 100 migrants are feared to have drowned off Libya’s western coast after their overloaded boat capsized, coastguard officials said on Friday. The coastguard picked up 16 survivors from the boat just east of the capital, one of whom said the vessel had set off with 120-125 migrants on board, according […]

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