Libya: Four dead, 14 missing as migrant boat capsizes

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The United Nations migration agency on Monday announced that a wooden boat carrying 20 migrants had capsized near Libya, with four confirmed dead and over a dozen more missing. The official Twitter account for the Libyan branch of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said the boat had capsized on Sunday near the northwestern city of Surman. It added that two migrants had been saved while 14 were still missing. IOM Libya Chief of Mission Federico Soda said: “The absence of any concrete action to reduce loss of life at sea and ensure a safe and human rights based approach to the si…

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