Death Toll Soars for Refugees Trying to Cross Mediterranean

At least 880 people are feared to have drowned in one week in three ship wrecks as they tried to reach Europe with the aid of smugglers.

  • North Africa:   Mediterranean Refugee Death Toll Soars

    UN News, 31 May 2016

    At least 880 people appear to have died over the past week as their vessels either wrecked or capsized in the Mediterranean, bringing the total fatalities along the dangerous… Read more »

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