Tunisian Ministry of Defense: More than 50 migrants missing off the Libyan coast

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Tunisian Ministry of Defense: More than 50 migrants missing off the Libyan coast

May 18, 2021 - 22:24
Written by: RabiaGolden

The Tunisian Ministry of Defense announced on Tuesday the loss of more than 50 migrants from a sunken boat carrying approximately 90 immigrants

30 others were rescued from the same boat which set sail from Libya.

According to the official Spokesman for the Tunisian Ministry of Defense, Mohamed Zikri, initial information has reached authorities regarding the sinking of a boat, which occurred near the Maskar Oil Field off the coast of the southern city of Zarzis, according to Agence France Presse.