Libyan morgue receives bodies of drowned migrants

Libya is a major transit point for migrants, many from African countries, who are seeking better opportunities in Europe.

"They were at sea for approximately one day," said Osama al-Saket, head of the Khums hospital that received the bodies following calls from the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and police authorities.

"The bodies were still intact ... there were 14 of them, along with one small baby," added al-Saket.

The Interior Ministry later said 14 bodies had been recovered from a group of 60 people believed missing at sea.

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