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21 Jun 2023

A near daily tragedy: Eleven people drown after boat capsizes off Tunisia

Foreign Affairs Correspondent

Survivors cling to life as bodies are brought on shore. The daily tragedy of those crossing the mediterranean in search of safety and a better life.

This time, the capsize took place off the shores of Tunisia – a country on the verge of a billion-dollar deal with the EU aimed at preventing people smuggling.

Channel 4 News was in the port city of Sfax as the tragedy unfolded off the coast. And there are distressing images in this report from the outset.