Italian migrant shipwreck death toll rises to 64, including Pakistanis

ORTONA, ITALY – 2023/02/25: A migrant looks towards the camera among a group waiting to take the Covid-19 test with the Italian health authorities. After four days of crossing the sea to the port of Ortona in Italy, the rescued 40 sub-Saharan migrants have disembarked in a safe harbour. They are now in the hands of Italian police authorities. (Photo by Ximena Borrazas/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)

CROTONE: On Tuesday, heroes pulled a man’s body out of the water, bringing the total number of dead from a traveler’s wreck close to the southern Italian coast to 64, including 14 children.

Rocco Mortato, a member of the fire detachment’s submerged jumping group, stated, “We will continue looking through the outer layer of the ocean until we are sure that we have tracked down everyone.”

Since the boat started to sink on Sunday in heavy oceans close to Steccato di Cutro, a beach resort on the eastern bank of Calabria, 80 people have been rescued. The boat was leaving from Izmir, a port in western Turkey.

According to Heros, the majority of the travelers were from Afghanistan in addition to Iran, Somalia, and Syria.

According to the Unknown Office, the boat carried 20 Pakistanis, 16 of whom survived while four were absent.

The misfortune has sparked a movement debate in Europe and Italy, where the most recent extreme new regulations for temporary salvage noble cause have received analysis from the United States and other nations.

Giorgia Meloni, the head of the Italian state, said in a meeting on Monday that she had kept in touch with establishments of the European Association and asked for guaranteed action by the alliance to stop brief boat trips to prevent additional crossings.

She stated to RAI public television, “The more people leave, the more gamble bites the dust.” Stopping the flights is the only true solution to this problem for humans.

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