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„31 migrants drown en route to LampedusaSurvivors say vessel capsized during attempted crossing from Libya to Italian island

The Guardian, Sunday 28 July 2013 18.45 BST

Thirty-one people are believed to have died while trying to reach the Italian island of Lampedusa, the latest tragedy to occur on the perilous sea crossing between north Africa and Europe.Survivors of the journey from Libya reportedly told authorities that the vessel in which they were travelling capsized on Friday evening, and more than half of its 53 passengers drowned. They said nine of the dead were women, the Ansa news agency reported.Pictures on Italian television showed the wreck of a motorised rubber dinghy. The 22 people rescued were from a variety of west African countries including Nigeria, Benin, Gambia and Senegal. […]“

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