The ship was carrying Africans headed for Italy.
The survivors told police they were a family of 10.
“I wish I could transfer my breath to them, to breathe life into their bodies again.”
At least 2,100 people have died this year trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea.
No one really knows who the gunmen are or what country they're from.
Hundreds are feared dead after their boat capsized off the Libyan coast.
The United Nations and human rights groups have criticized the tough policy.
ROME (AP) — Police in Sicily have arrested three Egyptians who allegedly were in charge of a smuggling boat on which a 10
The European Union has bolstered its presence in the Mediterranean between Sicily and Libya to help rescue people in boats
"We have several assets at work," a coastguard spokesman said. The Italian navy said one of its ships was still trying to
A sea of fear divides Europeans from migrants. Migrants fear death on the sea. For Europeans, there was, and still is, the fear of accommodating, of sharing. There's a lack of courage in not putting these people -- who have risked their lives -- first.