At least 97 migrants missing as boat sinks off Libya

AFPTV

At least 97 migrants are missing, including 15 women and five children, after their boat sank off the Libyan coast, a navy spokesman said. General Ayoub Qassem told AFP the Libyan coastguard had rescued a further 23 migrants of various African nationalities just under 10 kilometres (6 miles) off the coast of Tripoli.