Children die after migrant boat capsizes off Italian island

A 2-year-old lady died hours after being rescued by the Italian coast guard on Sunday together with dozens of different migrants after their boat capsized close to the Mediterranean island of Lampedusa, in response to Italian information reviews.

The kid was in essential situation and was taken to a clinic on the island, the place she died, in response to the information company ANSA. The lady had traveled along with her mom.

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The coast guard station on Lampedusa mentioned it didn’t instantly have particulars of the rescue.

ANSA reported that the boat overturned about 10 nautical miles south of Lampedusa, which is nearer to North Africa than mainland Italy. The information company mentioned 43 migrants have been rescued, all from North Africa. Three individuals are being handled for accidents on the clinic.

It was not instantly clear what precipitated the boat to capsize.

Tens of 1000’s of individuals fleeing battle and poverty within the Center East, Asia and Africa attempt to enter the European Union yearly through harmful sea journeys.

The overwhelming majority head to the japanese Greek islands from the close by Turkish coast in small inflatable dinghies, or attempt to get on to Italy from North Africa and Turkey in bigger vessels. Lampedusa is usually the vacation spot of selection for Libyan migrant smugglers.

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