100 people feared drowned as boat sinks off Libya

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Survivors say inflatable boat carrying 130 sank after people-smugglers towed it to sea and took away its engine and lifejackets

About 100 people are feared to have drowned off the coast of Libya after their smuggler abandoned them on the high seas without a motor, increasing the Mediterranean death toll this year to an unprecedented 4,700.

The toll is now over 20% higher than last year’s total of 3,771, which was the previous annual record.

The 27 men now on board the #Argos were on board a boat carrying 130 #people. They are the only survivors. This tragedy is just unbareable. pic.twitter.com/vWLaGoUCzt

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