EU holds emergency meeting after migrant boat disaster

April 20, 2015 9:43 AM

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EU holds emergency meeting after migrant boat disaster

European Union officials were preparing to hold an emergency meeting Monday, after hundreds of people are believed to have died in what could be the Mediterranean's deadliest migrant disaster.

The bodies of 24 people killed when the boat they were traveling from North Africa to Europe in capsized were taken to the island of Malta to be buried Monday, the Associated Press reported. The Maltese Army said they were all adult men.

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