Migrant boat with 130 aboard capsizes off Libya
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Al-Araby

Ten bodies were spotted near a capsized rubber boat off the coast of Libya on Thursday, which had around 130 people aboard, a rescue charity said. European humanitarian group SOS Mediterranee said it was alerted on Tuesday, by the volunteer-run Mediterranean rescue hotline Alarm Phone, to the presence of three boats in distress in international waters off Libya. The NGO’s Ocean Viking ship, as well as merchant vessels, headed to the area in difficult conditions, with up to six-metre waves. “Since we arrived on scene today, we have not found any survivors while we could see at least ten bodies …

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