TRIPOLI: At least 115 people were killed while 145 others were rescued as a boat carrying migrants capsized near the coast of the city of Khamsin the Mediterranean Sea here on Friday.

According to agencies, a boat carrying more than 250 migrants, including women and children capsized in the Mediterranean Sea. As a result, at least 115 people were killed while 145 others were rescued.

All the migrants were said to be illegal.