90 migrants feared dead after smuggler's boat capsizes

A smuggler's boat carrying dozens of migrants capsized off the coast of Libya.

Two survivors swam to shore, while a third was rescued by a fishing boat, according to International Organisation for Migration spokeswoman Olivia Headon.

The organization is working to gather more details about the incident and verify the exact number of people who died, Headon said.

The bodies of 10 people -- eight of them known to be Pakistanis and two Libyans -- have washed up on Libya's shores.

Survivors apparently told the Geneva-based agency that most of the passengers aboard the foundered vessel were from Pakistan.

A rising number of migrants from Pakistan are making the perilous journey across the Mediterranean to Europe from North Africa.

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