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  1. Four people drown in migrant boat off Tunisia coast

    BBC World Service

    A map showing Tunisia and the Mediterranean Sea.

    At least four people have drowned off the coast of Tunisia as they attempted to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Europe.

    A Tunisian army spokesman said 21 others were rescued.

    Tunisia is a major transit point for migrants trying to reach Europe.

    According to the UN High Commission for Refugees more than 2,500 people died or went missing last year attempting to cross the Mediterranean.

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