100 people missing, feared dead after boat capsizes off Libya

Nearly 100 migrants are missing and feared dead after their boat capsized off the coast of Tripoli. 23 others have been rescued by Libya’s coastguard. Authorities say the migrants were pulled off a craft near Gargaresh, a suburb of Tripoli. Smugglers often overload flimsy, inflatable dinghies with migrants desperate to cross the Mediterranean from Libya to Europe. Survivors have been giving accounts of what happened.

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