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200 Feared Dead in Latest Migrant Disaster Off Libya’s Coast

In this Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 photo, local residents hold a demonstration against illegal immigration after hearing news that a boat carrying hundreds of migrants capsized off the coast, in Zuwara, Libya. (AP Photo/Mohamed Ben Khalifa)
In this Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 photo, local residents hold a demonstration against illegal immigration after hearing news that a boat carrying hundreds of migrants capsized off the coast, in Zuwara, Libya. (AP Photo/Mohamed Ben Khalifa)

ZUWARA, Libya—Libyan authorities were collecting the bodies of migrants who drowned off the coastal city of Zuwara, with some 200 feared dead on Friday in...




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