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Serious boat accident in Italy
More than 60 migrants drowned off the coast of Italy.
More than 60 migrants died in a boat accident off the south coast of Italy, including women and children. Dozens more are missing.
The fishing boat, on which there were many migrants, left the Turkish city of Izmir a few days before the tragic accident. In stormy weather, the boat hit a rock a few metres off the coast and sank.
Thousands of migrants have drowned or disappeared in the Mediterranean Sea in recent years.