Over 300 Migrants Drowned in New Mediterranean Boat Tragedy

More than 300 migrants are feared drowned after their overcrowded dinghies sank in the Mediterranean, triggering calls for the world to act after the latest boat disaster on the perilous crossing from Africa to Europe.

The victims were mainly from sub-Saharan Africa who had left the coast of Libya at the weekend in four small boats, the UN refugee agency said.

A total 29 Africans believed to have sailed in the same fleet perished from exposure as they tried to reach Italy in rough seas.READ MORE OF THIS STORY


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