Migrant disaster: Scores feared drowned off Libyan coast

International Desk, Md. Shawnuzzaman, Staff Reporter, Alltimenews.com:- Migrant disaster: Scores feared drowned off Libyan coast, Ninety migrants are feared drowned after a boat capsized off the Libyan coast, says the UN’s migration organization. Three survivors said most of those who drowned have been Pakistani nationals.

Libya has for years been a prime transit course for migrants looking to attain southern Europe with the aid of sea. But ultimate 12 months the EU reached a controversial deal to offer assist to the Libyan coastguard to stop the float of boats wearing migrants and refugees to Italy. Aid corporations and the UN accused European governments of taking an inhuman approach. EU governments complicit in migrant torture in Libya, says Amnesty

“Ten bodies are mentioned to have washed up on Libyan seashores,” the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said in a statement. A spokesperson said Pakistanis have been an increasing number of looking to make the perilous crossing to Italy. Unusually, there were also Libyans among the dead and survivors, reviews the BBC’s North Africa correspondent Rana Jawad.

The Facebook web page of the town’s safety directorate stated a Libyan lady had drowned, however that, of the three survivors, had been Libyan nationals. Libyans not often attempt the damaging and unlawful boat adventure from their u . S . To southern Europe. Some cases of illegal Libyan migration had been documented remaining year, but they normally concerned sturdier boats that had been sporting few people.

 

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