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Apr 19th, 2015 Comments: 0

Migrant boat sinks off Libya, 700 Dead

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28 people were rescued and 24 bodies recovered around 70 miles from the coast of Libya after a fishing boat capsized overnight. As many as 700 migrants escaping poverty and war in sub-Saharan Africa may have died when the boat capsized. 17 navy, coast guard, and merchant ships and a Maltese patrol boat, and air support are involved in the search-and-rescue operation, which are being coordinated in Rome.

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