Ten migrants die in Mediterranean, hundreds rescued

March 4, 2015 3:45 PM

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ROME: At least 10 migrants trying to reach Italy died when their rubber boat overturned in the southern Mediterranean, the coast guard said on Wednesday.

The boat, which capsized on Tuesday about 50 miles north of Libya, was carrying about 130 people at the time, the coast guard said in a statement.

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