Italy: Bodies recovered after migrant boat capsizes off Lampedusa

At least seven people are reported to have died and dozens more are believed to be missing, after an overloaded migrant boat capsized due to stormy weather conditions near the Italian island of Lampedusa on Saturday. Footage from Sunday shows a group of rescuers carrying the body of a deceased migrant on the rocky coast, alongside parts of a wrecked boat and lifejackets floating in the sea... Еще. Migrants wearing thermal blankets can be seen at the port after being rescued on Saturday night, where assistance by paramedics and Italian officials was provided, with some of them being taken away by ambulances to nearby medical centres. According to media reports, 149 migrants have already been rescued from the boat that departed Libya on its way to Europe, after it was reported in distress close to Lampedusa.

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