UN REPORTS MORE THAN 300 MIGRANT DEATHS ON MEDITERRANEAN CROSSING IN FIRST TWO MONTHS OF 2017

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Migrants from the Mediterranean are rescued in the Channel of Sicily, Italy. Photo: IOM/Francesco Malavolta (file)

UN REPORTS MORE THAN 300 MIGRANT DEATHS ON MEDITERRANEAN CROSSING IN FIRST TWO MONTHS OF 2017

An estimated 366 migrants died at sea during their Mediterranean journey to Europe in the first 53 days of 2017, down from 425 of the comparable period of last year, the United Nations migration agency said today. Read more

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