29 May '16, 12pm

Forty children drown as shipwrecks claim up to 700, survivors say

Forty children drown as shipwrecks claim up to 700, survivors say

ROME: A week of shipwrecks in the Mediterranean culminated Sunday (May 29) with 700 migrants feared dead and survivors giving harrowing testimony of dozens of small children drowned. Survivors brought to safety in the Italian ports of Taranto and Pozzallo told the UN's refugee agency (UNHCR) and Save the Children how their boat sank on Thursday morning after a high-seas drama which saw one woman decapitated. "We'll never know the exact number, we'll never know their identities," said the UNHCR's spokeswoman Carlotta Sami. But multiple witness reports suggested over 500 people had drowned in that shipwreck alone. With about 100 others missing after a boat sank Wednesday, and 45 bodies recovered from a wreck that happened Friday, the UNHCR said it feared up to 700 people had drowned in total this week. Giovanna Di Benedetto, Save the Children's Sicily spokeswoman, told AFP t...

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