Presumed drownings of 400 migrants among worst incidents

April 15, 2015 6:13 PM

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Presumed drownings of 400 migrants among worst incidents

The presumed deaths of 400 North African migrants in the Mediterranean Sea this week marks one of the deadliest crossing attempts in the past decade.

More than 140 people have been rescued and eight bodies recovered so far from a double-deck boat that capsized Monday in the waters about 75 miles south of Italy's Lampedusa island, the United Nation's refugee agency said in a statement Wednesday. But survivors told the agency that some 400 others w...

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