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At Least 20 Refugees Die at Sea Off the Coast of Tunisia

HeadlineDec 28, 2020

At least 20 asylum seekers from countries in sub-Saharan Africa drowned after their boat capsized off Tunisia’s coast on Thursday. Over 620 migrants have died while crossing the Mediterranean Sea this year, according to the International Organization for Migration. Over 3,000 migratory deaths were recorded around the world throughout 2020, though the actual number is expected to be much higher.

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