At least 43 migrants drown in shipwreck off Tunisia after attempting to cross from Libya to Italy

At least 43 migrants have drowned in a shipwreck off Tunisia as they attempted to cross from Libya to Italy, the Tunisian Red Crescent has said.

The boat had set off from Zuwara, on Libya's northwest coast, and was carrying migrants from Egypt, Sudan, Eritrea and Bangladesh, according to the humanitarian organisation.

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