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Mourning drowned migrants in Tunisia

Relatives of Tunisian migrants, who drowned when their boat sank, react as they leave a hospital morgue after identifying the bodies of their family members, in Sfax, Tunisia June 4, 2018. At least 48 migrants were killed when their boat sank off Tunisia's coast and 67 others were rescued by the coast guard, officials said on Sunday, one of the worst migrant boat accidents in recent years.

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Relatives of Tunisian migrants, who drowned when their boat sank, react as they leave a hospital morgue after identifying the bodies of their family members, in Sfax, Tunisia June 4, 2018. At least 48 migrants were killed when their boat sank off...more

Relatives of Tunisian migrants, who drowned when their boat sank, react as they leave a hospital morgue after identifying the bodies of their family members, in Sfax, Tunisia June 4, 2018. At least 48 migrants were killed when their boat sank off Tunisia's coast and 67 others were rescued by the coast guard, officials said on Sunday, one of the worst migrant boat accidents in recent years. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi
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Relatives carry a coffin containing the body of an immigrant at a hospital morgue in Sfax. The boat went down near the southern island of Kerkenna, a tourist spot, in the night to Sunday, the defence ministry said in a statement. The victims were Tunisians and other nationalities, it said, without giving details.

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Relatives carry a coffin containing the body of an immigrant at a hospital morgue in Sfax. The boat went down near the southern island of Kerkenna, a tourist spot, in the night to Sunday, the defence ministry said in a statement. The victims were...more

Relatives carry a coffin containing the body of an immigrant at a hospital morgue in Sfax. The boat went down near the southern island of Kerkenna, a tourist spot, in the night to Sunday, the defence ministry said in a statement. The victims were Tunisians and other nationalities, it said, without giving details. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi
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Relatives gather around a coffin containing the body of an immigrant who drowned at a hospital morgue in Sfax. Human traffickers increasingly use Tunisia as a launch pad for migrants heading to Europe as Libya's coast guard, aided by armed groups, has tightened controls.

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Relatives gather around a coffin containing the body of an immigrant who drowned at a hospital morgue in Sfax. Human traffickers increasingly use Tunisia as a launch pad for migrants heading to Europe as Libya's coast guard, aided by armed groups,...more

Relatives gather around a coffin containing the body of an immigrant who drowned at a hospital morgue in Sfax. Human traffickers increasingly use Tunisia as a launch pad for migrants heading to Europe as Libya's coast guard, aided by armed groups, has tightened controls. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi
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A coffin containing the body of an immigrant who drowned is seen near at a hospital morgue in Sfax. Security officials said the boat was packed with about 180 migrants, including 80 from other African countries. A survivor said the captain had abandoned the boat after it started sinking to escape arrest by the coast guard.

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A coffin containing the body of an immigrant who drowned is seen near at a hospital morgue in Sfax. Security officials said the boat was packed with about 180 migrants, including 80 from other African countries. A survivor said the captain had...more

A coffin containing the body of an immigrant who drowned is seen near at a hospital morgue in Sfax. Security officials said the boat was packed with about 180 migrants, including 80 from other African countries. A survivor said the captain had abandoned the boat after it started sinking to escape arrest by the coast guard. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi
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Relatives of Tunisian migrants, who drowned when their boat sank, gather outside a hospital morgue to identify the bodies of their kin in Sfax. "I survived by clinging to wood for nine hours," he said at a hospital in the southern city of Sfax where dozens of people gathered to look for survivors and identify dead relatives.

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Relatives of Tunisian migrants, who drowned when their boat sank, gather outside a hospital morgue to identify the bodies of their kin in Sfax. "I survived by clinging to wood for nine hours," he said at a hospital in the southern city of Sfax where...more

Relatives of Tunisian migrants, who drowned when their boat sank, gather outside a hospital morgue to identify the bodies of their kin in Sfax. "I survived by clinging to wood for nine hours," he said at a hospital in the southern city of Sfax where dozens of people gathered to look for survivors and identify dead relatives. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi
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Relatives carry a coffin containing the body of an immigrant who drowned at a hospital morgue in Sfax. Unemployed Tunisians and other Africans often try to depart in makeshift boats from Tunisia to Sicily in Italy.

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Relatives carry a coffin containing the body of an immigrant who drowned at a hospital morgue in Sfax. Unemployed Tunisians and other Africans often try to depart in makeshift boats from Tunisia to Sicily in Italy. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi

Relatives carry a coffin containing the body of an immigrant who drowned at a hospital morgue in Sfax. Unemployed Tunisians and other Africans often try to depart in makeshift boats from Tunisia to Sicily in Italy. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi
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Relatives of Tunisian migrants, who drowned when their boat sank, gather outside a hospital morgue to identify the bodies of their kin in Sfax. 

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Relatives of Tunisian migrants, who drowned when their boat sank, gather outside a hospital morgue to identify the bodies of their kin in Sfax. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi

Relatives of Tunisian migrants, who drowned when their boat sank, gather outside a hospital morgue to identify the bodies of their kin in Sfax. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi
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Relatives of Tunisian migrants, who drowned when their boat sank, gather outside a hospital morgue to identify the bodies of their kin in Sfax. 

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Relatives of Tunisian migrants, who drowned when their boat sank, gather outside a hospital morgue to identify the bodies of their kin in Sfax. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi

Relatives of Tunisian migrants, who drowned when their boat sank, gather outside a hospital morgue to identify the bodies of their kin in Sfax. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi
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A relative of Tunisian migrants, who drowned when their boat sank, reacts as he leaves a hospital morgue after identifying the bodies of his family members, in Sfax. 

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A relative of Tunisian migrants, who drowned when their boat sank, reacts as he leaves a hospital morgue after identifying the bodies of his family members, in Sfax. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi

A relative of Tunisian migrants, who drowned when their boat sank, reacts as he leaves a hospital morgue after identifying the bodies of his family members, in Sfax. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi
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A relative of Tunisian migrants, who drowned when their boat sank, reacts as he leaves a hospital morgue after identifying the bodies of his family members, in Sfax. 

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A relative of Tunisian migrants, who drowned when their boat sank, reacts as he leaves a hospital morgue after identifying the bodies of his family members, in Sfax. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi

A relative of Tunisian migrants, who drowned when their boat sank, reacts as he leaves a hospital morgue after identifying the bodies of his family members, in Sfax. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi
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A relative of Tunisian migrants, who drowned when their boat sank, reacts as he leaves a hospital morgue after identifying the bodies of his family members, in Sfax. 

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A relative of Tunisian migrants, who drowned when their boat sank, reacts as he leaves a hospital morgue after identifying the bodies of his family members, in Sfax. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi

A relative of Tunisian migrants, who drowned when their boat sank, reacts as he leaves a hospital morgue after identifying the bodies of his family members, in Sfax. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi
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A relative of Tunisian migrants, who drowned when their boat sank, reacts as he leaves a hospital morgue after identifying the bodies of his family members, in Sfax. 

REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi

A relative of Tunisian migrants, who drowned when their boat sank, reacts as he leaves a hospital morgue after identifying the bodies of his family members, in Sfax. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi

A relative of Tunisian migrants, who drowned when their boat sank, reacts as he leaves a hospital morgue after identifying the bodies of his family members, in Sfax. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi
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A relative of Tunisian migrants, who drowned when their boat sank, reacts as he leaves a hospital morgue after identifying the bodies of his family members, in Sfax. 

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A relative of Tunisian migrants, who drowned when their boat sank, reacts as he leaves a hospital morgue after identifying the bodies of his family members, in Sfax. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi

A relative of Tunisian migrants, who drowned when their boat sank, reacts as he leaves a hospital morgue after identifying the bodies of his family members, in Sfax. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi
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A relative of Tunisian migrants, who drowned when their boat sank, reacts as he leaves a hospital morgue after identifying the bodies of his family members, in Sfax. 

REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi

A relative of Tunisian migrants, who drowned when their boat sank, reacts as he leaves a hospital morgue after identifying the bodies of his family members, in Sfax. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi

A relative of Tunisian migrants, who drowned when their boat sank, reacts as he leaves a hospital morgue after identifying the bodies of his family members, in Sfax. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi
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