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Tunisian cemeteries fill up as hundreds of dead refugees wash up on coast

Hospitals, morgues and burial grounds under pressure, with more than 300 bodies found this year in just one region

Authorities in Tunisia are considering building new cemeteries, as the country runs out of space to bury the dozens of refugees washing up every day on its shores.

  •  and Marta Bellingreri in Sfax, Tunisia
  • The Guardian

The first three months of 2023 were the deadliest for people attempting to cross the central Mediterranean since 2017, according to the UN, with an increasing number of boats carrying asylum seekers wrecked at sea.

Bodies, including those of…

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