300 migrants die while crossing Mediterranean

An estimated 300 migrants were reported dead on Wednesday as survivors recounted harrowing tales of small boats being overwhelmed by waves, throwing scores of victims into deadly cold Mediterranean waters, humanitarian organizations said. According to The New York Times, the migrants belonged to the same group as the 29 sub-Saharan Africans who died of hypothermia... 
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Added February 11, 2015
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