Thursday, 25 May 2017

Over 30 Migrants Including Children Drown Off The Coast In Libya After Crossing The Sea

More than 30 migrants including young children have drowned off the coast of Libya as they crossed the Mediterranean to start a new life in Europe. More than 200 people without life jackets were thrown from their rickety boat moments before they could be hauled into waiting rescue vessels.


'At least 20 dead bodies were spotted in the water,' said Italian Coast Guard commander Cosimo Nicastro. 'Not a scene from a horror movie,' he wrote on Twitter alongside a photo of dozens of migrants floating in the sea, their flimsy smugglers' boat in the background.

He added: 'Real life tragedy unfolding on Europe's doorstep today!



Source: Doropeggy

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