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More Than 100 Migrants Feared Dead In Capsizing Off Tunisia

If the death toll is confirmed, it would reportedly be this year's deadliest shipwreck in the Mediterranean Sea.
People wait for news of friends and relatives in the Tunisian town of Sfax on Monday after the deadly sinking of a migrant boat off the Tunisian coast over the weekend. Source: SOFIENNE HAMDAOUI

An overcrowded fishing boat, crammed with around 180 people, sank off the coast of Tunisia over the weekend, according to United Nations agencies. More than a hundred people, including children, are feared dead.

If confirmed, it

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