Database of terrorist attacks and related events--Johnston's Archive

Mediterranean Sea--6 September 2014

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last modified 2 December 2017

Date: 6 September 2014

Location: Mediterranean Sea

Type of event: criminal


A ship carrying migrants and refugees from Egypt to Malta was intentionally rammed and sunk by human traffickers; 8 survivors; passengers were Palestinian, Syrian, Egyptian and Sudanese; casualties included 100 children killed and 1 injured.

Consequences: 450 killed, 8 injured


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