More than 90 migrants believed missing after boat sinks off Libya

By REUTERS
October 27, 2016 01:24

TRIPOLI - More than 90 migrants are believed to be missing after their boat sank off the coast of western Libya on Wednesday, a coastguard spokesman said.

Ayoub Qassem said coastguards had rescued 29 migrants some 26 miles off the shore east of Tripoli, and that survivors said 126 people had been on the rubber boat before one of the sides was ripped and it started taking on water.


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