Nearly 3,000 people have died crossing the Mediterranean in the past six months — Quartz

Nearly 3,000 people died trying to reach Europe from Africa in the first half of this year, announced the International Organization for Migration (OIM) on July 8. In the same period last year, the death toll was about 1,800. The tragic increase might appear to reflect an overall increase of migrants and refugees risking all…

via Nearly 3,000 people have died crossing the Mediterranean in the past six months — Quartz

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