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Only 4 Survive After Boat With 110 Migrants Sinks Off Libyan coast

Second boat wreck in just two months

More than 100 migrants are feared dead after boat wrecks in the Mediterranean – second tragedy in just two months (Photo: Getty)

By RT.com,

A boat with 110 migrants onboard has sunk off the coast of Libya, with just four people rescued so far, AP reported, citing aid workers. This marks the worst such shipwreck incident so far this year, following a record death toll of some 5,000 people in 2016.

Eight bodies have already been recovered, but weather conditions at the scene, 50 kilometers from the Libyan coast, interfered with the search efforts, Italy’s ANSA agency reported. Continue reading Only 4 Survive After Boat With 110 Migrants Sinks Off Libyan coast