At Least 10 Migrants Drown Off Libyan Coast

HeadlineMar 20, 2019

At least 10 migrants traveling by boat died Tuesday after their vessel sank off the Libyan coast. At least one baby was among the dead, according to Libyan officials. Seventeen people were rescued. The migrants came from various nations, including Sudan and Bangladesh. This is one of the survivors of the shipwreck.

Shipwreck survivor: “We arrived in the middle of the water. The captain said we can’t continue. The side of the wave hit us. Two children died, two newborn babies. Myself, my leg broke. Girls with broken legs, pregnant women were stuck in the water.”

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