Tunisian coastguard retrieves 21 bodies after migrant boat capsizes

TUNIS (Reuters) - The Tunisian coastguard retrieved 21 bodies after a migrant boat capsized, a security official told Reuters on Monday, the second such in incident in the past two days.

At least 43 migrants drowned in a shipwreck off Tunisia‮ ‬ also on Saturday, as they tried to cross the Mediterranean from Libya to Italy, while another 84 were rescued.

(Reporting by Tarek Amara; Editing by Alison Williams)

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