At least 50 migrants die after boat fire off Italian coast

More than 50 migrants, mainly from Africa, have died off Lampedusa, Italy after a fire on the boat they were trying to reach shore on.


Lampedusa death toll rises

Authorities say a further 38 bodies have been recovered following the Lampedusa boat tragedy, taking the death toll to 232. A boat carrying migrants sank off the Italian island of Lampedusa last week.