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Libya - Migrant boat capsized (IOM, Reuters) (ECHO Daily Flash of 16 September)

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  • According to IOM, at least 2 dozens of migrants and refugees on board of a rubber dinghy, trying to cross from Libya to Europe drowned after their boat capsized.

  • 2 bodies were retrieved and very few survivors have reported to IOM staff at the disembarkation point last night. At least 22 others have perished. The Libyan Coast guard found 2 other boats with 45 migrants on board and brought them back to Libya.