Boat with 170 African migrants sinks off Libya
Tripoli, August 23, 2014
A boat with around 170 African migrants on board trying to reach Europe has sunk off the Libyan coast, a spokesman for the Libyan navy said on Saturday.
"The coast guards have rescued 17 of the illegal migrants," said Ayoub Qassem, spokesman of the navy. A search for the rest of the passengers was underway, he added.-Reuters