Rocked By Migrants Deaths, Europe Debates Boosting Rescue Operationi
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April 21, 2015 1:03 AM
Italy has proposed targeted attacks against people smugglers in Libya to counter the flow of migrants to its southern shores. Rescuers are still searching for survivors and bodies following the capsizing of a migrant boat Sunday, which was carrying up to 900 people. That incident -- one of the worst ever recorded -- has prompted the European Union to convene an emergency summit meeting later this week to tackle the issue. Henry Ridgwell reports from London.

Rocked By Migrants Deaths, Europe Debates Boosting Rescue Operation

Published April 20, 2015

Italy has proposed targeted attacks against people smugglers in Libya to counter the flow of migrants to its southern shores. Rescuers are still searching for survivors and bodies following the capsizing of a migrant boat Sunday, which was carrying up to 900 people. That incident -- one of the worst ever recorded -- has prompted the European Union to convene an emergency summit meeting later this week to tackle the issue. Henry Ridgwell reports from London.


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