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Bodies of drowned migrants wash up on Libyan shore

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KHUMS, Libya (Reuters) – The bodies of more than a dozen migrants who drowned trying to cross the Mediterranean to Europe washed up on Libya’s coastline late on Saturday, its interior ministry and the local Red Crescent said. Libya is a major transit point for migrants, many from African countries, who are seeking better opportunities in Europe. The Red Crescent in Khums, a port in western Libya, said 17 bodies including that of an infant had been recovered from the shore at nearby Alous on Saturday and that another 10 bodies had been found on a different beach. The Interior Ministry later sai…

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