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At least 43 migrants drowned in shipwreck off Tunisia, while 84 were rescued, the Red Crescent said on Saturday.
The boat was carrying more than 120 migrants and they were tried to cross the Mediterranean from Libya to Italy, the Red Crescent said.
A spokesman of the Red Crescent said that 84 migrants were rescued and more than 40 others were missing after a boat carrying 127 migrants sank off the coast of Zarzis.
The boat had departed the port of Zuwara, in northwestern Libya during the night between Monday and Tuesday, he added, citing the accounts of survivors.
Tunisian defence ministry said that the rescued illegal migrants were of different nationalities, including Egypt, Eritrea, Chad, Bangladesh and Sudan.
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