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Refugee deaths at sea reach all-time high, U.N. agency reports

Thursday, October 27, 2016 9:04
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By Junno Arocho Esteves | Catholic News Service | twitter:@arochoju

ROME — The number of migrants and refugees who have died while making the treacherous journey across the Mediterranean is expected to reach an all-time high in 2016, according to the U.N. Refugee Agency said.

The 3,740 lives lost so far in 2016 “is the worst we have seen,” William Spindler, agency spokesman, said Oct. 25 at a press briefing in Geneva. For all of 2015, the agency said, 3,771 refugees lost their lives on the sea.

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