Around 900 migrants were rescued from their boats in the Mediterranean Sea on Friday, while hundreds more were taken to Sicily, in Italy. Advertisements
Around 4,500 migrants have reportedly been rescued, from dozens of small boats, by the Italian navy and coastguard, in the Mediterranean Sea, during the course of Thursday.
The bodies of at least 133 migrants have washed up on the Libyan coast, at the western city of Zuwara, in recent days, the Red Crescent has said.
As many as 700 migrants are feared to have been killed, following a series of shipwrecks, off the coast of Libya, over the past few days.
At least five migrants have been reportedly died, and a further 562 people rescued, after the boat they were travelling in capsized, off the coast of Libya.
As many as 400 migrants are feared to have drowned, after their boats capsized in the Mediterranean Sea, as they attempted to reach Europe.
Dozens of migrants are feared missing, after the boat they were travelling in sank off the coast of Libya, according to a statement by the country’s naval forces.
At least 23 migrants have reportedly drowned, off the coast of Turkey, after their boat capsized in the Aegean Sea, on route to Greece.
At least four migrants have drowned, and dozens more are missing, after the boat they were travelling in sank, off the coast of Morocco.
At least eight migrants, including five children, have drowned, while 34 others are missing, after their boat sank, off the coast of the Greek island of Lesbos.