Migrants say 31 missing after boat sinks off Libya: ANSA




 
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Migrants say 31 missing after boat sinks off Libya: ANSA
 
July 28th, 2013  
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Migrants say 31 missing after boat sinks off Libya: ANSA
ROME (Reuters) - The Italian coastguard has rescued 22 migrants from a boat which sank off the coast of Libya but more than 30 are still missing at sea, ANSA news agency said on Sunday. The coastguard said in total it had rescued more than 500 people trying to reach Europe over the weekend. Most are from sub-Saharan Africa and departed from the Libyan coast, A coastguard spokesman confirmed the rescue of 22 people from the sinking on Friday but could not confirm survivors' accounts, reported by ANSA, that 31 were still missing and feared to have perished. ...

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