Boat sinks in Tunisia, kills 11 refugees

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Not less than 11 people have died and seven others rescued when a boat carrying irregular migrants sank off southern Tunisia.

A police officials on 11th of October said,” The boat carrying 27 migrants, all Africans, sank off the coast of the port city of Sfax.”

“The dead included eight women and three children,” the official added.

Countries in North Africa like Tunisia and Libya are seen as a starting point for irregular migrants who want to reach Europe illegally from the Mediterranean.

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