Five Bodies Found Off Libyan Coast, Over 200 Migrants Feared Drowned

  • As per reports, five bodies were recovered from the waters off Libyan coast and more than 240 migrants are feared dead in two boats that capsized in the Mediterranean. The five men who have been pulled from the sea appeared to have drowned.

    A spokesman for Italy's coast guard mentioned that they had not received distress calls from any of the boats.

    As mentioned by the spokesperson for Proactiva Open Arms, each rubber boat has the capacity to hold more than 100 people but those are often overloaded by the smugglers.