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Nearly 4,000 Migrants Died Crossing Mediterranean in 2015

For migrants and refugees crossing the Mediterranean trying to reach Europe, 2015 was the deadliest year on record, according to the International Organization for Migration. A total of 3,771 people are estimated to have died while making the perilous voyage, compared to 3,270 in 2014, the Geneva-based organization said in a statement Thursday. Around the world, more than 5,350 migrants died in 2015, it estimated. At least 800 died in Southeast Asia, mostly in the Bay of Bengal, the...

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