Migrants rest after they disembarked in the Sicilian harbour of Augusta.
Prime Minister David Cameron is partially responsible for the deaths of hundreds of migrants who drowned off the Libyan coast on Sunday due to his ‘fanaticism’ in ousting former dictator Mummar Gaddafi, Nigel Farage has said.
The leader of UKIP said Cameron, along with other European leaders, must take some blame for the deaths of the migrants, as their decision to topple Gaddafi lead to the destabilization of Libya.
He added that prior to Gaddafi’s fall, fewer migrants from the country attempted to cross the Mediterranean.
Rescue operations are continuing after a boat carrying over 700 migrants sank 60 miles off the coast of Libya, with hundreds feared dead.
The incident follows a similar disaster last week where 400 people drowned.
Farage said: “It was the European response that caused this problem in the first place. The fanaticism of…
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