. Boat capsizes off Libya, leaving 35 people dead or presumed dead « JO LEE MAGAZINE

THE GUARDIAN/A boat carrying 35 people has capsized off the Libyan coast, the UN migration agency has said.

The incident took place on Friday off the western Libyan city of Sabratha, a major launching point for the mainly African people making the dangerous voyage across the Mediterranean, said the International Organization for Migration.

The IOM said six bodies were pulled out of the water while 29 others were missing, presumed dead. It was not immediately clear what caused the wooden boat to capsize.

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