At least 97 migrants missing as boat sinks off Libya

AFP UK

At least 97 migrants are missing, including 15 women and five children, after their boat sank off the Libyan coast, a navy spokesman said. General Ayoub Qassem told AFP the Libyan coastguard had rescued a further 23 migrants of various African nationalities just under 10 kilometres (6 miles) off the coast of Tripoli.

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