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Group: Traffickers Rammed Boat, 500 African Migrants Feared Dead

As many as 500 migrants are believed to have died in the Mediterranean after traffickers rammed their boat off Malta's coast last week, the International Organization for Migration said on Monday. In what IOM describes as “the worst shipwreck in years,” Syrians, Palestinians, Egyptians, and Sudanese are presumed to have lost their lives as they attempted to reach Europe. “Survivors have testified that the traffickers arrived aboard two boats and ordered the migrants to change...

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