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Another Disaster — Involving Hundreds of Migrants — Hits Mediterranean

Nine people were confirmed dead and many more feared missing after a boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea early Friday, while the bodies of over 100 migrants from another vessel that capsized days earlier washed up on a beach in Libya.  Friday's emergency began when a crowded, 25-meter-long wooden boat overturned 140 kilometers (75 nautical miles) south of the southern Greek island of Crete. Rescuers pulled more than 340 people from the sea, most of them from Africa. At...

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