146 illegal immigrants drown off Libyan coast

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146 illegal immigrants drown off Libyan coast

March 30, 2017 - 15:14
Written by: AbdulkaderAssad

At least 146 illegal immigrants were killed Wednesday after their boat had sunk off Sabratha coast.

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said the boat sinking incident happened near the Libyan coast and one person only survived it, adding that he is 16 years old and was rescued onboard a Spanish ship from Operation Sophia. UNHCR added that the only surviver confirmed that 146 were onboard the boat before it sank.