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    Major Migrant Crisis in Europe (1819)

    Up to 900 migrants may have died in three shipwrecks in the Mediterranean Sea this week, the Doctors Without Borders (Medicines Sans Frontiers, or MSF) international humanitarian group said Sunday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The aid group noted that the exact numbers aren't yet known.


    Nearly 100 migrants were said to have gone missing on Wednesday after a migrant boat capsized off the coast of Libya, then 550 migrants disappeared when a boat overturned the next day, while 45 bodies were recovered in Friday’s shipwreck.

    Italian officials estimated that over 13,000 migrants have been rescued this week.

    Major Migrant Crisis in Europe (1819)


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