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At least 97 migrants missing as boat sinks off Libya

AFP , Thursday 13 Apr 2017
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At least 97 migrants went missing after their boat sank Thursday off the Libyan coast, a navy spokesman said.

According to survivors, those missing include 15 women and five children, General Ayoub Kacem told AFP.

The Libyan coast guard rescued a further 23 migrants of various African nationalities off the coast of Tripoli, he added.

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