Ship Sinks Off Italian Coast: 11 Dead, 66 Missing, Including 26 Children

Rome: 11 dead in two separate accidents off the Italian coast. 64 people are missing. The first accident happened on Monday afternoon near the Italian island of Lampedusa. The boat carrying migrants from Libya was involved in the accident.

According to the UNHCR, there were migrants from Syria, Egypt, Pakistan and Bangladesh on the boat. Informed. So far, 11 bodies have been recovered by the rescue workers. 51 people were rescued.

In another accident on the same day, 64 people, including 26 children, went missing. The accident happened about 100 miles off the Calabrian coast in southern Italy. The investigation revealed that the ship had left from Turkey. Accidental. 66 people including 26 children are missing. 12 people were rescued but one of them succumbed to his death later.