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Over 80 missing after migrant boat sinks off Libya, survivors tell UNHCR

At least 80 migrants including women and children were missing after a boat sank off the Libyan coast, survivors told the UN's refugee agency today, in the latest such tragedy.

PTI| Updated: May 08, 2017, 21:01 PM IST

Rome: At least 80 migrants including women and children were missing after a boat sank off the Libyan coast, survivors told the UN's refugee agency today, in the latest such tragedy.

A total of 132 people had boarded an inflatable craft Friday but it had started going down after a few hours. Only about 50 survivors were picked up by a commercial ship, which dropped them in Sicily yesterday.