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Nearly 130 migrants feared dead in Med after shipwreck: IOM

AFP  |  Rome 

At least 126 migrants were feared dead after their boat sank off the coast of Libya while making the perilous journey to Europe, an IOM spokesman said told AFP on today.

According to four survivors, the migrants left Thursday from Libya but their inflatatable boat sank several hours into the journey, said International Organization for Migration IOM) spokesman Flavio Di Giacomo.

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First Published: Mon, June 19 2017. 23:48 IST