Ibrahim Ali Awadalla
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'Mass murder': Boat survivors describe sinking horror

Three Palestinian survivors of a refugee boat sinking have told the BBC they saw people smugglers deliberately ram the boat, and then chop the hands off those who clung to the sides of the vessel.

The Maltese prime minister has said the incident, in which 300 to 500 asylum seekers died off the coast of Malta, is mass murder.

Peter Hunt reports.

  • 23 Sep 2014
  • From the section Europe
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