Sicily. Dead migrant ‘thrown to sharks’ by trafficker

Police in the Sicilian city of Ragusa has detained a suspected people trafficker from Guinea who arrived with a group of migrants on Monday and is also suspected of having thrown the body of a dead refugee to sharks during the crossing from North Africa. The refugee is said to have died after breathing in petrol that spilled over him due to rough sea conditions. The trafficker allegedly threw him to sharks that were following the migrants’ dinghy.

Sicily. Dead migrant ‘thrown to sharks’ by trafficker 2015-04-14T12:30:04+00:00