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14 Refugees Have Died, Dozens Missing in Mediterranean Sea

HeadlineOct 20, 2021

At least 14 refugees have died, and dozens of others have been reported missing, in the Mediterranean Sea in recent days as people fleeing extreme poverty, violence and the effects of the climate crisis continue to take on the dangerous trek to Europe. Some 230 people were recently rescued off Spain’s Balearic Islands. Meanwhile, the German humanitarian vessel Sea Watch 3 led seven rescue missions on Sunday and Monday, rescuing dozens of refugees off the coast of Libya.

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