Off the Italian island of Lampedusa, two small boats transporting migrants, probably from Sfax in Tunisia, capsized due to bad weather conditions.
According to the testimony of a survivor, at least 30 people went missing. Officials from the International Organization for Migration (IOM) have launched an inquiry into these tragic shipwrecks, and the Agrigento police chief has condemned those who permit or force these departures, calling them “unscrupulous criminal lunatics”. and added “An extremely rough sea is forecast for the coming days. Let’s hope they’ll stop “to leave people, “by this sea, it’s sending them to the slaughterhouse”,