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170 African Migrants Drowned On Boat To Libya While Searching For Greener Pastures
August 22, 2014 - 170 African Migrants Drowned On Boat To Libya While Searching For Greener Pastures A boat accident has killed 170 African migrants travelling to Tripoli in search for better way of life. According to Libyan coastguard officials, today a boat carrying 170 illegal migrants from sub-Saharan Africa was feared lost at sea off the capital Tripoli. “We are looking for 170 African passengers on a wooden boat that has foundered off the Guarakouzi area” some 60 kilometres (35 miles) east of Tripoli, coastguard official Abdellatif Mohammed Ibrahim told AFP. “A few miles off the coast, we found