segunda-feira, 2 de maio de 2016

Dozens of migrants missing after shipwreck off the coast of Libya

At least 40 people are still missing in the Mediterranean, off the coast of Libya in the wake of the sinking on Friday, not far from Tunisia, a vessel that would be transporting clandestine migrants and refugees from North Africa to Europe, via Italy.

At least 21 people have been rescued, a balance sheet revealed this Saturday by the Navy of Libya and that substantially contradicts the more than 80 missing and rescued 26 referred to earlier by a spokesman in Italy of the international organisation for Migration (IOM, on).

26 #migrants rescued in the Mediterranean after a shipwreck:according to testimonies gathered by IOM in #Lampedusa 84 people went missing

T he Italian Navy has revealed, however, another rescue of migrants that sailed clandestinely in Mediterrâeno, aboard a rubber dinghy overcrowded. The Italian maritime authorities have rescued Friday at least two boats of this genus, rescuing more than 230 people, including 72 children, that deverõ get this Sunday to the Sicilian port of Pozzalo.

This year alone, have arrived in Italy over 27000 migrants and refugees. Of these, nearly 1700 only last week, at a time when the migration route of the Balkans remains closed and the weather in the central Mediterranean area begins to improve.

183,017 migrants incl refugees arrived by sea to Europe 1,244 dead/missing #MigrationEurope

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