Published On: Thu, Apr 21st, 2016

Mediterranean Sea Shipwreck: More Than 500 Feared Dead, Reveals United Nation


The United Nation‘s refugee agency has concerned more than 500 migrants deaths of those passengers who were on the way to Italy from eastern Libya, may have drowned in the Mediterranean Sea but it would be true, to be considered one of the worst tragedies of migrant crisis of Europe in last twelve months.



The shipwreck came out previous week when smugglers had taken the responsibility to move a large number of migrants the Libyan city of Tobruk to Italy using a boat but overcrowded with hundreds of people caused of the sunk, United Nation said in statement.

However, rescue crew remained successful to save 11 Ethiopians, a Sudanese and 23 Somalis as well as a 3-year-old, 37 men, and three women from a trade ship, also have been taken to Kalamata, Greece on 16 April, 2016 are survivors of the incident, added U.N.

Moreover, survivors Mediterranean Sea shipwreck described news reporters they were along with a group of 100 to 200 people who left on a 90-foot ship from a location close to Tobruk.

These survivors consist of people who had not so far boarded the larger boat, while who tried to go back to the smaller boat by swimming.

The survivors had to drift at high seas to have a hope to be rescued and after three days they were saved by the rescue team who were on way to searching of victims of the shipwreck in Mediterranean Sea that occurred seven days week.

The refugee agency set a meeting with the survivors at a stadium in Kalamata, where local authorities stayed them since rescued as well they had to experience police procedures who has been trying to find out real, mentioned in the United Nation report.