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Boat capsized in Mediterranean; hundreds missing

4 years 9 months 4 weeks ago Sunday, April 19 2015 Apr 19, 2015 April 19, 2015 10:51 AM April 19, 2015 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Caroline McDougall

ROME - There's been another disaster at sea for migrants heading to Europe.

A fishing boat crammed with as many as 700 migrants capsized in the Mediterranean Sea north of Libya overnight.

Only a few dozen have been rescued. More than 900 people are known to have died in failed crossings this year, including 400 presumed drowned when another boat capsized last week.


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