October 3, 2013
Lampedusa: The Island Thousands Die to Reach
Nate Rawlings, Time
The Associated Press
A boat carrying 450 African immigrants caught fire early Oct. 3, then capsized, spilling its passengers into the Mediterranean. Italian rescuers saved more than 150 people, but at least 114 died, including a pregnant woman and two children, according to reports from local media.
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