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Bodies of 62 migrants retrieved off Libya coast: Red Crescent

Saturday July 27 2019
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Rescued migrants sit on the coast of Khoms on July 26, 2019. More than 100 migrants were missing after their boat sank off the coast of Libya. PHOTO | AFP

By AFP

TRIPOLI 

Libya's Red Crescent said its rescue workers had recovered the bodies of 62 migrants a day after one of the deadliest shipwrecks this year in the Mediterranean.

"Our Red Crescent teams have pulled 62 migrants" from the water since Thursday evening, the head of the unit Abdelmoneim Abu Sbeih said.

Aid agencies on Thursday said more than 100 migrants were missing after their boat sank off the Libyan coast.

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