Several migrants dead as boats sink in Mediterranean, English Channel
14 August 2023 | 9:16 am
A baby was one of two victims after a boat carrying migrants and refugees capsized off Tunisia. A similar tragedy, off the northern French coast, left six Afghan nationals dead.
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