Located along Tunisia’s southeastern coast, Sfax is a vibrant urban city that encapsulates both history and modernity. With a distance of 270 kilometers from the Country’s capital, Tunis, this city is known for its maritime activities, boasting of the largest fishing port in Tunisia.
In a devastating turn of events, four individuals emerged as witnesses to an unfortunate tragedy off the shores in Tunisia. These survivors recounted to BBC their ordeal after embarking on a journey from Sfax, Tunisia, bound for Italy. The ill-fated boat, carrying a total of 45 passengers, including three children, encountered a tragic fate as it was hit by strong waves hours after leaving the dock, killing 41 of the migrants.