Monday 18 December 2017

At least '80 dead' in new boat sinking off Libyan coast

People are helped to board an Italian Navy ship after a boat overturned off the Libyan coast, Wednesday, May 25, 2016. File picture
People are helped to board an Italian Navy ship after a boat overturned off the Libyan coast, Wednesday, May 25, 2016. File picture

As many as 80 refugees are feared to have died after a boat trafficking people to Europe sank off the Libyan coast, according to the Italian coastguard, in the second major deadly incident in as many days.

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