Posts Tagged ‘Migrant Boat’

150 migrants feared drowned as boat to Europe capsizes off Libya

by Ikokwu Ikembaon July 27, 2019
A UN official described the shipwreck as “the worst Mediterranean tragedy” this year. The International Rescue Committee said the tragedy was a stark reminder of the humanitarian crisis emerging out of Libya and of the urgent need for search and rescue missions to be resumed in the Mediterranean. Ayoub Gassim, a spokesman for Libya’s coast […]
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21 Migrants Missing As Boat Capsizes Off Italian Coast

by Breaking Timeson March 6, 2018
The International Organisation for Migration said on Tuesday that 21 migrants were missing, and had probably drowned, after two boats, a rubber dinghy and a wooden boat, set off from Libya for Italy and had to be rescued. IOM spokesman Joel Millman told a news conference in Geneva that 132 other people on the rubber […]