E.U. Calls Emergency Summit to Address Migration Crisis

April 20, 2015 4:07 PM

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E.U. Calls Emergency Summit to Address Migration Crisis

(MILAN) — Rescue crews searched Monday for survivors and bodies from what could be the Mediterranean’s deadliest migrant tragedy ever as hundreds more migrants took to the sea undeterred and European Union leaders said they would hold an emergency summit Thursday to address the crisis.

If reports of at least 700 dead are confirmed, the weekend shipwreck near the Libyan coast would bring to well over 1,000 the number of migrants who have died or disappeared during the perilous Mediterranean crossing in the last week. More than 400 are feared dead in another sinking and more than 10...

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