Coastguard ‘beat migrants with clubs’

Coastguard 'beat migrants with clubs'

Armed men have attacked a boat carrying migrants off Libya, leaving at least four dead and 15 missing, German NGO Sea-Watch has said, AFP news agency reports.

The NGO says the attackers were wearing Libyan coastguard insignia and beat those on board with clubs, sending many of them into the water.

On its Twitter feed, the organisation says that the attack happened while it was carrying out a rescue operation:


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