On Air Now

Overnight Music

12:30am - 6:00am

  • 045 901 490
  • 0833 979797

Now Playing

Pink

All I Know So Far

1,100 People Have Died Trying To Reach Europe So Far This Year.

Image: UN logo

It's thought the actual number could be much higher

The number of migrants and refugees who died while trying to reach Europe has more than doubled since last year.

The UN says at least 1,100 have been killed in the last six months, with the route between Libya and Italy the deadliest.

It's thought the actual number could be much higher with many shipwrecks going unreported.

More from International News

Stay tuned to Kfm!

Get the Kfm Apps for you phone, tablet or smart speaker...

Kfm Kildare Weather

  • Tue

    Low-level cloud

    19°C

  • Wed

    Sunny intervals

    18°C

  • Thu

    Sunny intervals

    17°C

  • Fri

    Low-level cloud

    19°C

  • Sat

    Sunny intervals

    19°C