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Seven Migrants Dead in Shipwreck off Libya: Italy Navy

Seven Migrants Dead in Shipwreck off Libya: Italy Navy
Wed May 25, 2016 15:46:24

At least seven migrants have drowned off the Libyan coast after the heavily overcrowded boat they were sailing on overturned, the Italian navy said Wednesday.

The navy said 500 people had been pulled to safety and seven bodies recovered, but rescue operations were continuing and the death toll could rise, AFP reported.

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