Up to 150 individuals may have suffocated in a wreck off the bank of Libya, the UN evacuee office says.
A further 150 individuals were saved by anglers and came back to Libya by coastguards, the UNHCR said.
It isn’t clear if the vagrants were on a couple of vessels that left the Libyan town of al Khoms, some 120km (74.5 miles) east of Tripoli.
Whenever affirmed, it would be the deadliest wreck in the Mediterranean so far this year.
At any rate 65 vagrants passed on in May after their vessel overturned off the bank of Tunisia. Sixteen individuals endure.
Around 164 individuals kicked the bucket on the course among Libya and Europe in the initial four months of 2019, UNHCR figures appear.
Media captionWomen and kids are being held in camps near furious battling in Libya’s capital Tripoli
A huge number of transients endeavor to cross the Mediterranean to Europe consistently, and Libya is a key takeoff point.
The individuals who make the adventure regularly travel in ineffectively kept up and stuffed boats, and many have passed on.