Within a week, a migrant boat and a migrant inflatable boat issued distress calls, while trying to get across the Mediterranean Sea to Italy.
Rescue teams arrived and saved most of the folks from the boat but many others died in the inflatable.
Mediterranean Sea, late Oct., 2016.
The stories of migrants drowning at sea while trying to reach the shores of Europe has been a top story in the news for quite a while.
These people tend to come from war torn countries such as Somalia, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Iraq (etc.). They pay traffickers hundreds or sometimes thousands of...
ISIS captured this guy, a retired Libyan Army colonel, and along with the usual beheading also went as far as to dismember the old guy - which is unusual for them.
Kinda neat that they left his boots and his wrist watch on.
And sorry, only 2 photos for this set available (there is another but...