Two boats capsize off Libya, hundreds dead
August 28 , 2015
Aug 28, 2015 - Hundreds of people are believed to have been killed after two boats with approximately 500 people on board capsized off Libya. According to media reports, one of the boats was carrying more than 50 people while the other had around 450 people on board. An official said that around 200 people have been rescued; however, the reports are yet to be confirmed. The UN has said that this year around 2,400 migrants have been killed in attempts to cross the Mediterranean to Europe.