Relief rescues 62 bodies after sinking off Libya

Libyan relief workers announced Friday that they had recovered 62 bodies of migrants, out of the 110 reported missing after the sinking of their boat off Khoms. Operations to recover the bodies must continue for 24 hours.

A humanitarian tragedy continues off the coast of Libya. The day after the sinking of a boat with nearly 250 people - 145 were rescued and 110 missing - 62 bodies of migrants were recovered, announced Friday, July 26 Libyan relief.

Abdel Moneim Abu Sbeih, an official of the Libyan Red Crescent that they have managed to rescue 62 bodies of migrants.

The exact number of migrants aboard the boat sank in the night from Wednesday to Thursday remains uncertain, the figures fluctuating according to sources.

Abdel Moneim Abu Sbeih added that they will continue operations to recover the bodies thrown back by the sea tonight and tomorrow, confirming that it was not possible to give a total figure of the victims of the sinking.

Source: VOV5