ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office (FO) spokesman Dr. Mohammad Faisal confirmed the death of 32 Pakistanis who were aboard a boat that sank near Libya last week.

On Sunday, the spokesman said that information regarding the deceased Pakistanis was provided by a rescued sur­vivor to the Pakistani mission in Libya.

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Mr. Faisal quoted the survivor as saying: “I, along with 32 other Pakistanis, was brought to the boat that was waiting in the deep sea off the coast of Zuwara.”

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