In the Mediterranean sea was a large-scale tragedy, which probably killed about 150 people
“The worst tragedy in the Mediterranean this year has just happened,” said UN high Commissioner for refugees head Filippo Grandi.
So, in the Mediterranean sea off the coast of Libya was wrecked ship with migrants. Could have been killed up to 150 people. On Thursday, July 25, reported in the Office of the UN high Commissioner for refugees (UNHCR).
It is also alleged that another 150 people were rescued by the coast guard and local fishermen.
According to the latest data, from the beginning of 2019 the number of deaths of migrants in the Mediterranean sea exceeded 600 people. It is expected that this year will be the sixth in a row with more than 1,000 deaths.
Earlier it was reported that the Ukrainian ocean trawler “Ivan golubets” sank off the coast of Mauritania after a long fire. At the time of ignition on Board were 90 people — citizens of Ukraine and Russia. About this on his page in Facebook said the former representative of the President in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea Borys Babin.
So, according to updated information, the ship sank in the Atlantic ocean the night of July 21 at a depth of 35 meters. The captain of the ship — the Crimea, was the flight with the Ukrainian documents.
“Incomprehensible maneuvers of the vessel before the incident, the lack of it for a month before the events of the markings and even numbers IMO, with the exception of AIS and the strange actions of the team during the rescue attempts of the ship already allow the specialists to assume that the holds the ill-fated ship was something interesting, apart from fish. Something that is better than a no show,” wrote Babin.
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Trawler “Ivan golubets” was owned by the Ukrainian state company under the operational control of the Latvian businessman. This is one of the four ocean-going vessels, which belong to Ukraine.
We will remind, rescuers reported about a great tragedy in the Ukraine, killed more than 20 children.
As reported Politeka, the ship with people rammed the “heart” of the city: the first details and footage of the incident.
Also Politeka wrote that the explosion on the ship claimed the lives of hundreds of people.