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23 people died in a boat capsize, 70 others rescued off the coast of Tunisia

The Tunisian Red Crescent confirmed that at least 23 Africans drowned off the coast of Tunisia, and the official in the Tunisian Red Crescent, Mongi Selim, told the agency that the accident occurred as a result of a boat capsizing trying to reach Italy, according to "Russia Today".

Salim added that the Tunisian navy rescued 70 people, while 23 others on board the boat, which was carrying more than 90 people, drowned.

For its part, the Tunisian Ministry of Defense said that naval units also rescued 39 other people in the sinking of a second boat off the coast of Sfax.