The head of the migration department of the Red Crescent, Ahmed Makhlouf, said on Monday that they had recovered 50 bodies of illegal immigrants who were killed; After their boat sank off the coast of Zawia.
Makhlouf added – in statements to “Cairo 24” – that among them are Egyptians, but their number has not been determined, and other African nationalities, pointing out that among the deceased 3 whole families were on their way to Europe, indicating that the rescue crews have not yet finished pulling out the rest of the victims. .
It is worth noting that the International Organization for Migration announced the death of nearly 100 illegal immigrants in mid-April. After their inflatable boat sank off the Libyan coast.