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Migrants scramble to reach safety from deflating dinghy

Footage has emerged of migrants on a sinking dinghy desperately trying to reach safety off the coast of Sicily.

Filmed by a crew member of the cargo ship Zeran, it shows migrants jumping off the boat as it deflated.

Survivors said there were 137 people aboard and it is thought dozens had drowned.

About 100 people were found on a second boat, with no deaths reported.

  • 05 May 2015
  • From the section Europe
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