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  • 23 August 2014, 11:27

Boat With 170 Migrants On Board Sinks Off Libya

A boat with around 170 African migrants on board trying to reach Europe has sunk off Libya, a Libyan navy spokesman said.

"The coast guards have rescued 17 of the illegal migrants," said navy spokesman Ayoub Qassem.

A search for the rest of the passengers is continuing, he added.

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