More than 3,000 migrants have died trying to cross the Mediterranean so far this year, more than double the previous peak in 2011, the International Organisation for Migration said Monday.
Europe is by far the most dangerous destination for "irregular" migrants, the organisation found in a report, with 75 percent of the 4,077 registered migrant deaths worldwide since January happening in the Mediterranean.
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