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Mediterranean: Three Tunisian Migrants Die, Three Missing after Boat Sinks

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

June 30, 2022

At least 3 Tunisians migrants died and another 3 were missing after their boat sank off Tunisia on Thursday, as they tried to cross the Mediterranean to Italy, a Tunisian civil protection civil official told Reuters.

Atef Haouij, a local official in Medenine, said that the boat, which contained 17 Tunisian migrants, sank off the coast of the island of Djerba.

(Reuters - Reporting By Tarek Amara; Editing by Toby Chopra)

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