Over 80 African migrants die after boat sinks off Sicily

More than 80 migrants, mainly from Africa, have died off the coast of Lampedusa, Italy, following a fire on the boat they were travelling on.

ITV News Europe Correspondent Emma Murphy reports:

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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.