Migrant Boat Capsizes Near Lampedusa – 150 Missing

There are reports that a boat carrying approximately 200 migrants believed to be Tunisians capsized during a rescue operation this morning.  The incident occurred 39 miles southwest of Lampedusa.  As of early this morning approximately 45 people have been rescued and 150 are missing.  Italian Coast Guard boats are searching for survivors.

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