Migrant Boat Capsizes — Hundreds Feared Dead

“Hundreds Feared Dead After Boat Filled With Migrants Capsizes in Mediterranean,” by Gaia Pianigini for the New York Times:

Rescuers searched for survivors on Sunday after a boat with hundreds of migrants trying to reach Italy capsized in the Mediterranean Sea north of Libya.

Twenty-eight survivors and 24 bodies have been recovered, the Italian Coast Guard said in a statement.

Details of the accident and the number of migrants on board were unclear, the authorities said. However, news reports estimated that the boat was carrying 500 to 700 people…

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