A boat carrying 28 Tunisians capsized off Sabratha shores, 9 drowned

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Sixteen Tunisian migrants are feared dead after a boat with 28 people on board capsized off the Libyan coast Saturday, a local source said.

The boat carrying 28 Tunisian migrants left the Libyan port city of Sabratha heading for Italy capsized an hour after sailing. Only 12 people managed to reach the shores,” activist Mustafa Abdulkarim told Anadolu Agency.

The fate of 7 others also remains unknown as 9 bodies were taken out of the sea, a Tunisian local source added.

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