The Latest: Spain Calls on EU to Take Action on Migrants

April 19, 2015 2:57 PM

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Spain's prime minister says words aren't enough anymore and he urged the European Union to take swift action after a boat believed to be crowded with about 700 migrants capsized north of Libya overnight.

There are 24 people confirmed dead, but there are fears that hundreds of others are missing, in what could become the Mediterranean's deadliest known migrant sea disaster.

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