215 people die over two days while trying to cross Mediterranean from Libya
Over the course of two days, more than 200 people drowned after leaving Libya for Europe, according to a report from the United Nations. On Tuesday, 95 people died while traveling in a wooden boat carrying 100 passengers, the UN said. The boat was found near Libya's capital, Tripoli, by the Libyan National Guard. The same day, in a different spot off the coast, 70 people drowned in a boat carrying 130 passengers.