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115 migrants missing in boat wreck off Libya

 International Desk daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 11:24 AM, 26 July 2019  

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The boat capsizing incident occured at the coast of Libya on the way to Europe illegally. At least 115 people were missing in the incident.- reports Reuters. 

About 250 immigrants from different African countries were in the boat. At least 134 of them have been rescued.  

However, Charlie Yaxley, a spokesman for the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) Africa and Libya, said in a tweet that about 150 people had been rescued in the boat capsizing incident. They have been kept in a safe shelter in Libya. 

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