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At least 240 refugees drown in boat disasters in Mediterranean Sea as 2016 death toll passes 4500 - The Independent

At least 240 refugees have died in 48 hours of boat disasters in the Mediterranean Sea as asylum seekers continue desperate attempts to reach Europe in worsening weather. Only 15 people survived one sinking off the coast of Libya on Monday, telling ...and more »

More than 340 refugees drown in three days of disasters in Mediterranean Sea - The Independent

More than 340 refugees have drowned in the Mediterranean Sea in just three days amid warnings of more deaths as desperate attempts to reach Europe continue. There were only 27 survivors of the tragedy off the coast of Libya, who were plucked from the ...and more »

In one week, 240 feared drowned in Med - The Guardian

UN reports four accidents, including 130 refugees missing from one boat, bringing this year's Mediterranean death toll to 4,500. Patrick Kingsley Migration correspondent. Wed 16 Nov 2016 12.50 EST Last modified on Sun 4 Mar 2018 07.46 EST. Share on ...and more »

100 people feared drowned as boat sinks off Libya - The Guardian

Survivors say inflatable boat carrying 130 sank after people-smugglers towed it to sea and took away its engine and lifejackets. Patrick Kingsley Migration correspondent. Thu 17 Nov 2016 12.04 EST First published on Thu 17 Nov 2016 07.13 EST. Share on ...and more »

100 feared dead after migrant boat capsizes in Mediterranean - The Times of Israel

ROME, Italy (AFP) – Around 100 people were missing, feared drowned, in the Mediterranean on Tuesday after a migrant dinghy capsized off Libya, according to rescue teams frantically searching for survivors in darkness and rough seas. German NGO ...and more »

Around 100 missing after migrant boat capsize in Med - The Local Italy

Around 100 people are missing, feared drowned, in the Mediterranean after a migrant dinghy capsized off Libya, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said Thursday, citing testimony from 27 survivors. "The 27 men now on board the Argos were on board a boat ...and more »

Mediterranean Rescuers Save 550 Migrants At Sea, Recover Five Bodies - NDTV

Rome: About 550 migrants, most of them from West Africa, were pulled to safety from boats in the Mediterranean on Monday in five operations during which rescuers also recovered five dead bodies, Italy's coast guard said. The bodies were in a rubber ...and more »

Migrant Arrivals to Italy Reach Record Number in 'Deadliest Year' at Sea - Newsweek

Record numbers of refugees and migrants reached Italian shores in October, despite an overall decrease in the number of people arriving in Europe by sea, according to Frontex, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency. Nearly 27,500 refugees and ...and more »

100 migrants drowned as boat capsized off Libyan coast - Libyan Express

About 100 people drowned in the Mediterranean Sea after a dinghy capsized off Libya's coast on Tuesday, according to rescue teams in search for survivors. International organisations' rescuers and the Italian coastguards said on Tuesday that they had ...and more »

Royal Navy rescues 27 migrants found clinging to sinking dinghy in Mediterranean, but another 100 feared drowned - Telegraph.co.uk

A Royal Navy ship rescued 27 migrants found clinging to a sinking rubber dinghy off the coast of Libya on Thursday, but another 100 were feared to have drowned. The latest tragedy in the Mediterranean brought to 340 the number of people believed to ...and more »