300,000 refugees crossed Med, 2,500 died says UNHCR (2)

Two-thirds landed in Greece, one third in Italy

(ANSA)- Geneva, August 28 - The office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees said Friday more than 300,000 refugees have crossed the Mediterranean in an effort to reach Europe and 2,500 have died or gone missing in the attempt since the year began.
    Of these, 200,000 reached Greece and 110,000 reached Italy.
   

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