23 migrants killed in Libya truck crash: Hospital

More than 300 migrants, most of them Eritrean and Somali nationals, were on board the vehicle which overturned near the town of Bani Walid, said hospital spokesman Hatem al-Twijer.

Published: 14th February 2018 05:57 PM  |   Last Updated: 14th February 2018 05:57 PM   |  A+A-

By AFP

TRIPOLI: At least 23 migrants were killed today and around 100 injured when the truck transporting them crashed in Libya, a hospital said.

More than 300 migrants, most of them Eritrean and Somali nationals, were on board the vehicle which overturned near the town of Bani Walid, said hospital spokesman Hatem al-Twijer.

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