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FO says 11 Pakistanis feared dead in Libya boat capsize, denies media reports

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Foreign Office (FO) Spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal on Friday dispelled an impression given in media reports that the most migrants were Pakistanis, drowned off the coast of Libya after a smuggler’s boat capsized. The FO spokesperson confirmed that up to 11 Pakistani nationals drowned in the incident. Taking exception to media reports, Dr Faisal said the Pakistani diplomats in Tripoli visited the coast to garner the details. “11 Pakistanis feared dead in boat sinking incident off the Libyan coast…