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At least 13 migrants drown after boat capsizes off Libyan coast

The Address | Benghazi – Libya

TRIPOLIO – At least 13 migrants drowned after a boat they were traveling in capsized off the coast of Libya on Tuesday.

The victims included three women and one child, said Safa Msehli, a spokeswoman for the International Organization for Migration.

About two dozen migrants were on the boat which left the western town of Zuwara on Monday night.

According to IOM staff, 11 other people were rescued and returned to shore by the coast guard, Msehli added.

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