Tunisia rescues 160 migrants at sea

The Tunisian navy say’s it has rescued over 160 migrants at sea – most of them Tunisian.

The rescue took place off the coast near Sfax in the south-east.

The migrants – including young children – were attempting to reach Italy.

Last year more than 55,000 migrants made the crossing from Tunisia or neighbouring Libya, almost double the total of the year before.

Source: bbc

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