Vessel carrying people from sub-Saharan Africa hit rough seas near island of LampedusaAt least 13 women have died and eight children are missing after a boat capsized in rough seas off the Italian island of Lampedusa on Sunday night as a patrol vessel attempted to save it.Italian authorities have rescued 22 survivors from the boat, which was carrying about 50 people. Only four of the 13 recovered bodies have been identified by surviving family members, including that of a 12-year-old girl. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/oct/08/13-women-dead-and-eight-children-missing-after-boat-capsizes-off-lampedusa-italy
Author : Lorenzo Tondo in Palermo and Jennifer Rankin in Brussels
Publish date : 2019-10-08 15:04:33
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