Thu. Jul 18th, 2024

AT least 61 people, including children, have been killed in a “tragic shipwreck” after a boat carrying 86 migrants left Libya.

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Libya made the announcement on the social media platform X on Saturday.

APAt least 61 people are thought to have died in the tragedy. Image shows  an overcrowded wooden boat off the coast of Libya in November 2021 (file photo)[/caption]

The organisation quoted survivors as saying the boat, carrying around 86 people, departed the Libyan city of Zwara.

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