People wait for news of friends and relatives in the Tunisian town of Sfax on June 4, 2018 after more than 50 migrants drowned in the Mediterranean on the previous day, the majority off the coasts of Tunisia and Turkey. / AFP / Sofienne HAMDAOUI
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Tunisia's navy scoured choppy waters Monday for survivors and victims of the Mediterranean's worst shipwreck in months, with the U.N. migration agency warning more than 100 people may have been killed.A total of 68 survivors were rescued Sunday off the coast of Sfax in southern Tunisia, while 48 bodies were recovered according to Tunisia's defense ministry.10 Tunisians have been identified among the victims and 14 people from other African nations.The figure confirmed by Tunisian authorities already makes the shipwreck the deadliest in the Mediterranean since February 2, when 90 people drowned off the coast of Libya, according to the IOM.
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