World Bulletin / News Desk
“The boat carrying 28 Tunisian refugees left the Libyan port city of Sabratha heading for Italy capsized half an hour after sailing. Only 12 people managed to reach the shores,” activist Mustafa Abdulkarim said.
The fate of 16 others also remain unknown, he added.
Thousands of refugees and refugees attempting to flee wars and harsh economic conditions often to do make the perilous journey to European shores.
According to the International Organization for Migration, during the first half of 2016 as many as 210,643 refugees and refugees managed to reach Europe while 2,859 others drowned in the Mediterranean Sea.