At least seven people drowned when an overloaded cargo ship carrying migrants from Libya capsized near the coast of Sicily on May 25, 2016. The Italian Navy successfully rescued over 500 other passengers. The navy’s Bettica patrol boat spotted “a boat in precarious conditions off the coast of Libya with numerous migrants aboard,” it said in a statement.
Oct. 11 Photo Brief: NBA visits China, Swiss forces show their might and an 18th-century sunken ship
The NBA makes social call to China, The Swiss air force puts on a display, a sunken 18th-century Spanish galleon is found off the coast of Sicily and more in today’s daily brief.