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Five migrants die, nearly 200 rescued off Libya

Five migrants died and nearly 200 were rescued off the coast of Libya while trying to cross the Mediterranean to Europe in two boats, the Libyan navy said Saturday.

Libyan navy doubts reports of 90 migrants drowning off western coast

Libyan Navy questioned the validity of reports about a capsizing boat carrying 90 illegal immigrants off the coast of the city of Zuwara, some 120 km west of Tripoli, navy spokesman said on Friday.

100 migrants believed missing at sea – Libyan navy

Libya's navy says some 100 migrants are believed missing at sea and that at least 279 others have been rescued off the Libyan coast.

Libya navy says over 30 migrants dead, 200 rescued off coast

More than 30 migrants died and 200 were rescued on Saturday after their boats foundered off Libya's western coast, the Libyan navy said.

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