Update October 17, 2015

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Mediterranean migrant crossings to Europe in 2015 soar past 600,000 mark: IOM

Sumel Sarker

Migrants

Mediterranean migrant crossings to Europe in 2015 soar past 600,000 mark: IOM

17 October 2015, Nirapad News: More than 613,000 migrants and refugees have crossed the Mediterranean to Europe since the beginning of the year and more than 3,100 have died trying, the International Organization for Migration said Friday.

The UN refugee agency meanwhile said there had been a sharp increase in arrivals in Greece in recent days, with as many as 85 boats arriving daily.

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