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41 Bodies Found on Libyan Shore

(Author: Libyan Gazette Editorial Staff) On Saturday 41 bodies, thought to be refugees, were found by volunteers on shores of Sabratha, a coastal city in Libya. The volunteers received training provided by the city council to spot human trafficking victims in mid-July. “We think that these are people who drowned …

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Hundreds feared dead in migrant shipwreck off Libya

(Republished from the Guardian) Hundreds of people are feared to have drowned in the southern Mediterranean last week, in what would be the deadliest migrant shipwreck in months. A repurposed fishing boat overloaded by smugglers with up to 500 Africans hoping to reach Italy from eastern Libya sunk as passengers …

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