41 migrants feared dead in new sea tragedy

April 16, 2015 2:42 PM

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MILAN (AP) — Another 41 migrants are feared drowned in a new Mediterranean shipwreck, the International Organization for Migrants reported Thursday, citing survivor accounts.

Four migrants who were picked up in recent days by the Italian Navy reported the tragedy to aid workers after arriving in the Italian port of Trapani Thursday, said IOM, which is based in Geneva. They were among 580 migrants brought to the port on Thursday.

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