No more survivors in Libya boat capsize: UNHCR
No More Survivors In Libya Boat Capsize: UNHCR. The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) has revealed that no more survivors are expected to be found in the...
London: The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) has revealed that no more survivors are expected to be found in the horrific incident in which a boat carrying around 600 migrants sank off Libya.
According to the UNHCR, 400 people had been rescued.
As per the statement of the Italian coast guard, 25 bodies have been recovered so far but it still remains unclear as to how many are missing, the BBC reported.
The mishap occurred when the packed fishing boat ran into rough weather about 15 miles (25-kilometers) from Libya's coast.
More than 2,000 migrants are said to have died this year in trying to cross the Mediterranean to reach Europe.