Rescued migrants arrive onboard a coastguard vessel at the harbour of Lampedusa
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Italy boat sinking: Footage as survivors reach land

At least 130 people have died after a boat carrying migrants sank off southern Italy, according to local officials.

It is feared the death toll will rise as many people remain missing.

Footage shows a coastguard vessel dropping survivors at the port of Lampedusa, where bodies have been covered and lined up nearby.

Alan Johnston reports.

  • 03 Oct 2013
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