Another migrant ship capsizes off Italy island, 27 dead but more than 200 saved

  • by: NICOLE WINFIELD , Associated Press
  • Updated: October 11, 2013 - 10:55 PM

VALLETTA, Malta — For the second time in a week, a smugglers' boat overloaded with migrants capsized in the Canal of Sicily on Friday as it made the perilous crossing from Africa to Europe. At least 27 people drowned, but 221 people were rescued in a joint Italian-Maltese operation, officials said.

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