210 migrant bodies recovered off Tunisian coasts from April 18 to 27
28/04/2023 15:52, TUNIS/Tunisia

(TAP) - Coast Guard units have recovered 210 migrant bodies off Sfax, Kerkennah and Mahdia from April 18 to 28,the National Guard spokesperson said Friday.

Preliminary examinations indicate that these bodies belong to people from sub-Saharan countries, pending further forensic reports, the same source added.

Tunisia recently saw a wave of irregular migration to Europe, especially Italy, involving Tunisians and other nationals, namely from sub-Saharan Africa.

This wave left many casualties washed up by the sea, especially off the coast of Sfax, as well as missing people.

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