Tripoli: 64 people, including many Pakistanis, died when a migrant boat sank off the coast of Italy. Similarly, 3 Pakistanis lost their lives in a boat accident in Libya.
According to the international news organization, 3 Pakistanis died in another boat accident of immigrants trying to go to Europe with dreams of a bright future and prosperity. This accident also happened on February 26 near the Libyan city of Benghazi.
Mumtaz Zahra Baloch, Spokesperson of the Foreign Office confirmed the death of 3 Pakistanis in this accident in her tweet and said that the Pakistani Embassy is making arrangements for the transfer of the deceased to Pakistan.
According to spokesperson Mumtaz Zahra Baloch, a Pakistani immigrant was rescued alive. He further said that this accident is different from the accident in Italy.
It should be remembered that on Sunday, the boat of immigrants in Italy was broken after hitting the sea rocks. So far, the bodies of 64 people, including 4 Pakistanis, have been recovered from the sea, including 14 children.
The commander of the Italian police team, Lt. Col. Alberto Lepolis, said that a Turkish and 2 Pakistani nationals sailed the boat from Turkey to Italy despite the terrible weather.The police further said that more than 80 people were rescued alive in this accident, who said that one Turkish and two Pakistani citizens had boarded the boat for $8,485.