According to survivors, at least 20 women and two children were among those who drowned.
GENEVA (Reuters) - At least 57 people drowned on Monday after a boat capsized off the Libyan coast near Khums, the latest tragedy in the central Mediterranean, the U.N.'s International Organization for Migration (IOM) said.
Migrant boat departures to Italy and other parts of Europe from Libya and Tunisia have increased in recent months with better weather. Hundreds of thousands have made the perilous crossing in the last years, many fleeing conflict and poverty in Africa and the Middle East.
(Reporting by Stephanie Nebehay in Geneva and Gavin Jones in Rome; Editing by Leslie Adler) Read more: The Star »
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