A relative of Tunisian migrants, who drowned when their boat sank, waits outside a hospital morgue to identify the bodies of her kin in Sfax, Tunisia June 4, 2018. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi
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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 UN 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 defence ministry.10 Tunisians have been identified among the victims and 14 people from other African nations.Tunisian authorities are hunting for eight suspects, all of whom are from the Kerkennah archipelago close to Sfax, an interior ministry spokesman said.West African migrants were among the victims and Di Giacomo said the IOM has recently seen an increasing number travelling from Tunisia to Europe.
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