More than a dozen dead in migrant boat tragedy in Italy

More than a dozen people have died on a migrant boat heading for Italy. The Italian navy reported that the harsh elements killed the refugees, who were seeking asylum in the EU.

The Italian navy announced on Friday that it had rescued more than 270 migrants stranded in the Strait of Sicily, but that 16 people had died on the inflatable boat they were traveling on. One more person died shortly after sailors arrived to help the refugees.
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Source News: DW