600 migrants rescued in Sicily as fears rise on Libya route
Friday, 13 October 2017 Some 600 migrants rescued at sea arrived Friday in Sicily -- one of the biggest influxes since Italy struck a deal with Libyan authorities to limit migrant smuggling -- raising concerns of a renewed surge on the Libyan human trafficking route.
Rescue ships and Libya's coastguard picked up several hundred migrants on Saturday. Libyan coastguard vessels intercepted three migrant boats off Zawiya, just west of the capital, Tripoli. One was an.. Source: Euronews English -
According to the International Organization for Migration on Friday, at least 90 migrants are believed to have died after their boat sank off the coast of Libya. The UN migration agency said 10 bodies.. Source: Wochit News -