Update March 20, 2016

Dhaka 1-44 am, 19-January, 2021

Bangladeshis among 600 rescued off Libyan coast

Sumel Sarker

Libyan coast

Bangladeshis among 600 rescued off Libyan coast

20 March 2016, Nirapad News: Libyan authorities rescued nearly 600 migrants, mostly from Bangladesh and African countries, from four boats off western coast on Saturday.

A spokesman for Libyan naval forces, Ayoub Qassem, said the bodies of four dead women had been recovered, and some migrants were still missing after a migrant boat sank.

The coast guard gave no details on the nationalities of the victim or those rescued.

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