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At least 70 dead in latest ‘tragic’ shipwreck, off Syria coast: UN agencies

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Boat carrying 120-170 migrants and refugees, mostly Syrians, Lebanese and Palestinians. Passengers included women, children, men and elderly people. At least 20 people were transferred to the hospital in the city of Tartous, some in a serious condition. News reports said boat was believed to be en route to Europe, but it is unclear what led to sinking.
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At least 70 dead in latest ‘tragic’ shipwreck, off Syria coast: UN agencies

The bodies of 71 migrants have reportedly been recovered following another shipwreck in the Mediterranean, off the coast of Syria, which heads of UN agencies described as a “simply tragic” development that demanded an international response to improve conditions for those forced to flee their homes.

2 months ago·New York, United States
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At least 70 dead in latest ‘tragic’ shipwreck, off Syria coast: UN agencies | Indiablooms - First Portal on Digital News Management

New York: The bodies of 71 migrants have reportedly been recovered following another shipwreck in the Mediterranean, off the coast of Syria, which heads of UN agencies described as a “simply tragic” development that demanded an international response to improve conditions for those forced to flee their homes.

2 months ago
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At least 77 die in shipwreck off Syrian coast

At least 77 migrants likely have drowned in the incident while 20 others were rescued after their boat sank off Syria's coast, having departed from neighbouring Lebanon. The death toll of what is the deadliest shipwreck from Lebanon in recent years is expected to still rise.

2 months ago
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