Around 4,500 migrants have reportedly been rescued, from dozens of small boats, by the Italian navy and coastguard, in the Mediterranean Sea, during the course of Thursday. Advertisements
Up to 30 migrants are feared dead, after the boat they were travelling in has capsized, in the Mediterranean Sea, off the coast of Libya.
Around 50 dead bodies have been discovered, in the hold of a boat transporting migrants, which was intercepted off the coast of Libya.
At least 25 migrants have died, believed to have been the result of hypothermia, despite being rescued from their vessel by Italian coastguards.