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At least 34 dead in boat capsize

Saturday, Oct 12, 2013 - 00:39

Oct. 12 - At least 34 have died in the latest migrant boat disaster off the Italian coast. Julie Noce reports.

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For the second time in less than two weeks, a boatload of migrants capsizes off the Italian coast, killing at least 34 people - mostly women and children. The boat carrying about 250 people tipped over in waters between Sicily and Tunisia on Friday. Emergency workers in Malta helped survivors board buses after a 10-hour harrowing journey. Survivors from yet another vessel were also rescued overnight. It's unclear what happened to that boat or if there were any casualties. Both incidents come just barely a week after a boat capsized in the same region killing at least 339 people.

At least 34 dead in boat capsize

Saturday, Oct 12, 2013 - 00:39

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