Hundreds Missing After Another Italian Sea Tragedy

The migrants and refugees are mainly from Sub-Saharan Africa, and had left the coast of Libya in four dinghies.



  • Africa:   300 Missing in Boat Tragedy

    UNHCR, 11 February 2015

    The UN refugee agency is shocked at new information emerging on the actual scale of the tragedy in the Mediterranean after Monday's rescue attempts by the Italian Coast Guard.… Read more »

A mother and child rescued at sea when their boat sank in the Mediterranean (file photo).

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