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US News at least 40 migrants killed in a shipwreck off Tunisia

00:30  17 april  2021
00:30  17 april  2021 Source:   pressfrom.com

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At least 39 migrants died when two boats sank off Tunisia on Tuesday as they tried to cross the Mediterranean to the Italian island of Lampedusa, the Tunisian defence ministry said. Bryan Wood reports.

At least 70 migrants drowned when their boat capsized off the Tunisian coast after they left Libya hoping to reach Europe, reports suggest. It is one of the deadliest shipwrecks involving migrants trying to reach Europe illegally this year. The UN's International Organisation for Migration said the In a separate development, the charity boat Mare Jonio, carrying 30 rescued migrants , docked at an Italian port today (pictured). The Italian government has repeatedly accused charity rescuers of being complicit with people smugglers - who charge large sums to help migrants get to Europe - and Salvini

Tunisia-migrants-Europe: at least 40 migrants killed in a shipwreck off Tunisia

Tunis (Reuters) - At least 40 migrants have drowned in a Shipwreck off Tunisia As they tried to cross the Mediterranean to reach Italy, indicated Friday the United Nations and Tunisian leaders.

Tunisian coastguards have so far recovered 21 bodies, all African migrants, and rescued three people, told Tunisian leaders. Among the dead, there are at least one child.

"The boat sank during a crossing that started late Thursday from Sfax ... So far, the coastguard recovered 21 bodies and the research continues," said Reuters Mouard Mechri , Director of Tunisian Civil Protection.

The coast near the port city of Sfax has become an important starting point for people fleeing conflict and poverty in Africa and the Middle East and seeking a better life in Europe.

last month, 39 migrants died off SFAX in a similar accident.

(Tarek Amara, French Version Camille Raynaud)

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