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Another Migrant Ship Capsizes Off Italy; 27 Dead

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October 11, 2013 AT 1:28 PM
VALLETTA, Malta (AP) - For the second time in a week, a smugglers' boat overloaded with migrants capsized in the Canal of Sicily on Friday as it made the perilous crossing from Africa to Europe. At least 27 people drowned, but 221 people were rescued in a joint Italian-Maltese operation, officials said.