Five migrants have died as a German NGO and the Libyan coast guard tried to rescue them from their sinking dinghy in the Mediterranean, with each side blaming the other for botching the operation.
Germany’s Seawatch said its rescue ship was helping dozens of migrants on the deflating boat in international waters off the Libyan coast on Monday (Nov. 6 ) when a Libyan coast guard boat also began to take migrants onboard.
Seawatch said the Libyan coast guard caused panic by “beating and threateni…
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