Deadly dangers of a refugee's journey to Europe increase

The UN refugee agency says the voyage is more deadly now though the overall number of crossings and deaths has plunged compared with last year.

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    People smugglers are taking greater risks to ferry refugees to Europe leading to a higher percentage of deaths among those who make the risky journey.

    That is according to the UN refugee agency which says the voyage is more deadly now, though the overall number of crossings and deaths has plunged compared to last year.

    Al Jazeera’s Victoria Gatenby reports


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