20 dead among migrants in car accident in Libya

On Wednesday, February 15, 2018, 20 migrants were killed and about 90 injured in a car accident in Beni-Welid town, Libya. The Migrants were composed mainly of Eritreans and some Somalis were on their way aboard a truck from Sudan to Tripoli, Libya. It is reported most of those killed and injured are Eritreans. The dead were collected by the Libyan health officers. The injured are receiving medical care at Beni-Welid Hospital. It is likely the death toll will increase because of the injuries are serious. Among the dead is a three year old child. The Libyan security has launched investigation into case to determine the nature of the accident. The Truck was carrying 300 Migrants.

20 Dead in Libya


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