UNHCR saddened by large loss of life in Tunisia shipwreck, calls for end to detention in Libya
UNHCR, The UN Refugee Agency, 04 Jul 2019
More than 80 people are feared drowned following a boat disaster off Tunisia. According to the two survivors, the incident occurred on Wednesday night (3 July). Passing Tunisian fisherman came to their rescue and were able to bring four people to shore and to hospital. However, one later passed away.