The United Nations Migrant Agency says a complete of 120 folks, together with ladies and kids, had been aboard the boat at the time of the incident. She sank close to the Libyan port Al-Khums. According to the International Migrant Organization, solely 47 folks may very well be safely rescued.
At least 74 migrants aboard have drowned when a ferry going to Europe collapsed close to the coast of Libya. Significantly, that is at least the eighth incident of a ship sinking in the space since October 1.