'Possibly 117 migrants drowned in Mediterranean'

'Possibly 117 migrants drowned in Mediterranean'

World January 19, 2019 19:00

milan - The International Organization for Migrants (IOM) reports that 117 migrants may have drowned in the Mediterranean after their rubber dinghy sunk off the coast of Libya. The Italian...

The survivors said there were 120 people in the dinghy who left Garabulli in Libya on Thursday night. 'The survivors told us that they had drifted to sea at ten to eleven o'clock when the boat began to sink,' said Flavio Di Giacomo of the IOM Saturday. 'According to them, most came from West Africa and included a pregnant girl and two children, of whom only a few months old, on board. '

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