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Fears for missing migrants after boat capsizes off Crete

A rescue operation is still under way off the Greek island of Crete, after a boat carrying hundreds of people trying to reach Europe capsized.

At least 340 migrants have been rescued. Some bodies have been recovered but it is feared several hundred others are missing.

Until recently, few migrants have landed on Crete, but it is becoming a new destination for people trying to enter Europe.

The BBC's Tom Donkin reports.

  • 04 Jun 2016
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