The “Migrants” Keep Coming
Thirty one people were killed and more than 200 people were rescued after a boat capsized a week after another shipwreck left 369 dead, promptingÂ Malta to warn the Mediterranean was turning into a cemetery.
The boat, carrying up to 400 migrants, mostly Syrians, left the Libyan portÂ Â of Zwara on Thursday, just 60km from the Tunisian border. (al Jizz)
Satellite telephone used to alert rescue services in Rome, Maltese armed forces say.