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An overloaded ship carrying migrants capsizes and sinks off the island of Lampedusa, Italy in rough conditions in the Mediterranean Sea. Search and rescue is underway; of at least 50 on board, 22 survivors have been saved and 13 bodies found. The deceased and missing both include pregnant women. The International Organization for Migration states the boat had departed from Tunisia.

Italy: Death toll continues to rise after migrant ship sinks in Mediterranean | DW | 07.10.2019

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