>> The grizzly reminder of the dangers facing migrants trying to reach Europe. Over 20 bodies have washed up on the Libyan coast, aid agency workers making the find near the capital, Tripoli. It comes as thousands have attempted to make the perilous journey across the Mediterranean in recent days.
The Italian Coast Guard puts the number at 5,000 on Monday alone.>>
> Rescuers hauling people from overcrowded, ill-equipped boats. Libya has become the preferred jumping-off point for human traffickers. A deal between the EU and Turkey last year blocking a once busy passage to Greece. That's more than half the number of attempted sea crossings, but the number trying to reach Italy from Libya has increased by roughly 20%.
With it, images like these. The UN saying, this route has claimed the lives of more than 2,000 people so far this year.