One million migrants waiting to sail to Europe

The male survivors stand on the ship’s deck as it approaches Catania, waiting to set foot on European soil. Two people have been arrested for the deaths of the other passengers

…Last night border chiefs warned as many as one million migrants are waiting to set sail off the coast of Libya, with the need for drastic action to address the crisis greater than ever before.

EU border agency chief Fabrice Leggeri warned that up to one million migrants could reach Europe amid collapsing security in the northern African country.

As the survivors of the capsized boat arrived in Catania last night, authorities revealed two of the group had been arrested and charged over the deaths of its hundreds of dead passengers.

They were identified by other survivors including a Bangladeshi man who had earlier been airlifted to hospital…

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