At least 20 dead as migrant boat sinks off Tunisia
Ali Ayari, spokesman for the coast guard in Sfax, said the bodies of 11 men, eight women and the baby were collected from waters off the eastern city on Thursday.
Only three people were rescued and about 17 others are missing, he said. Search operations, halted due to bad weather, would continue on Saturday.
At least 292 migrants have perished in the Mediterranean since January 1, according to the United Nations. Last year's death toll was 1,200.