Italy; At least 20 migrants feared dead after boat capsizes near Lampedusa

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"Five reported dead and 149 rescued from vessel attempting to carry group from Libya to Europe."

Italy; At least 20 migrants feared dead after boat capsizes near Lampedusa (Guardian, link):

"At least 20 people were feared dead after a boat carrying hundreds of migrants to Europe capsized in stormy seas near the Italian island of Lampedusa, according to authorities.

Following the accident on Saturday, 149 migrants have been rescued, including 13 women and three children, but dozens were still missing, the Italian coastguard said in a statement."

 

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