At least 81 migrants died off Syria after the boat they were traveling on sank. According to the testimonies of the survivors, about twenty, the people on board the boat were in all between 120 and 150 and had left Lebanon to reach Europe: therefore there are dozens of people still missing and operations are underway. search to find any survivors.
The boat carried Syrian, Lebanese and Palestinian migrants. She left the port city of Tripoli in Lebanon and sank off the coast of the city of Tartus in Syria. The causes of the accident are still unclear. It seems that the boat was headed for the Italian coast.
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