Agostin Piter
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Mediterranean migrant deaths: Pressure on EU to act

As hundreds of people are feared drowned after a boat carrying up to 700 migrants capsized in the Mediterranean Sea, the BBC's Clive Myrie reports on the human tragedy of migrant crossings.

In a soup kitchen in Sicily, he speaks to Agostin Piter, who arrived on a boat from Libya in 2014.

But the vessel started leaking - and, just as he believed he was close to death, a rescue boat came.

  • 19 Apr 2015
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