Maritime Incidents Libyan Coast Update (30 March 2017)
Mar 30 2017
- Flow Monitoring
During this reporting period, 16–30 March, a total of 1,037 migrants were rescued off of the Libyan Coast (409 from Zuwara, 402 from Az-Zawiyah, and 223 from Tripoli) and 23 bodies were retrieved (14 from Az-Zawiyah, 5 from Zuwara, and 4 from Sabratha). So far in 2017, a total of 3,682 migrants have been rescued off of the Libyan Coast. A total of 23,125 migrants arrived to Italy via the central Mediterranean route since the beginning of 2017. There have also been a total of 595 deaths recorded along this same route in 2017.