The Libyan Red Crescent retrieved the bodies of 22 migrants off the coastal town of Zwara on Sunday, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said.
Today, 22 bodies were retrieved by the Libyan Red Crescent in Zwara, #Libya.— Federico Soda (@fedsoda) August 23, 2020
These painful deaths are the result of the increasingly hardening policy towards people fleeing conflict and extreme poverty, and a failure to humanely manage migration flows. pic.twitter.com/s0oW0EVGwx
A file photo of migrants who were rescued off the coast of Libya. (AP)