Dozens of African Migrants Die On Boat in Mediterranean
The Italian Navy rescued 320 migrants from a smugglers' boat, while other people who were stuck in the hold died.
Al Jazeera, 15 August 2015
At least 40 migrants have died on a boat in the southern Mediterranean, Italian authorities have reported. Read more »
Shabelle, 15 August 2015
At least 40 migrants died at sea and more than 320 others were rescued Saturday by the Italian navy from an overcrowded smugglers' boat in the Mediterranean Sea north of Libya,… Read more »
Rescued migrants sleep after being plucked from a boat off the coast of Italy in summer 2014. Most boat arrivals in 2014 were asylum seekers from Syria, Eritrea and elsewhere.