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Migrant boat carrying hundreds sinks

12.05.14 @ 15:44

  1. By EUOBSERVER

A migrant boat packed with around 400 migrants has sunk 100 miles south of the island Lampedusa, the Italian Coast Guard said on Monday. Some 200 people were rescued, according to Italian news agency Ansa. 'We need legal ways to Europe to avoid these disasters', tweeted EU commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom.