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#Boat tragedy

# boat-tragedy - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Death toll in Budapest boat tragedy rises to 17 as it emerges captain was already under investigation

11 people are still missing from the Mermaid sightseeing vessel which sank last week.

# boat-tragedy - Friday 17 August, 2018

Probe finds crew member 'carried by force of net' and crushed against rail in boating tragedy

The Egyptian national was fatally injured in the incident aboard the Endurance in November 2016.

# boat-tragedy - Friday 8 November, 2013

Police say Italian shipwreck migrants were raped and tortured

“They forced us to watch our men being tortured with various methods including batons [and] electric shocks to the feet. Whoever rebelled was tied up”.

# boat-tragedy - Saturday 5 October, 2013

Divers hope to resume search off Italy amid fears death toll could reach 300

Rough seas have hampered the body recovery effort off Lampedusa where a boat carrying hundreds of migrants from Africa sank on Thursday.

# boat-tragedy - Friday 4 October, 2013

Three hundred people now feared dead after migrant boat disaster

Rescuers and local fishermen were overcome with emotion as they spoke of chaotic early morning scenes in the water off the Italian island of Lampedusa.