More than 50 people are missing after the wreck of a ship that sailed from it Libya Bound to Europe, Informs Tunisian Minister of Defense.
A spokesman for the Tunisian Ministry of Defense, Mohamed Zakri, said that about 90 people on board the ship sought to enter Europe secretly.
A group of 33 survivors are descended from the BangladeshAfter reaching the offshore oil platform poor fellowSouth Tniz. And the country’s authorities are trying to transfer them to a port Zarzis, Near the border Libya.
Regional spokesperson International Organization for Migration (OIM), Flavio de Giacomo, Indy N. Twitter That the ship left on Sunday from the port of Libya trick.
Tunisia regularly helps migrants who left neighboring Libya and have their ship crashed in the Mediterranean, one of the bloodiest migration routes according to HIM-HER-IT.
Yesterday, the Tunisian navy rescued more than 100 migrants whose boat was about to sink near the island of Djerba.
The International Organization for Migration expressed regret at the fact that “680 migrants were intercepted and transferred to Libya last night,” according to its spokeswoman. Safa Msehli On Twitter.
Hundreds of thousands of people crossed the Mediterranean from Afraid s Turqua towards EuropeIn search of a better life and thus to be able to escape from armed conflict, poverty, ideological or racial persecution.
The wave of migration reached its peak in 2015, when more than a million people, from SyriaAnd the Iraq s AfghanistanThey jumped into the sea. Thousands of them drowned in shipwrecks.