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Italy: Dozens of migrants drown as boat sinks off Lampedusa

3 October 2013 Last updated at 22:48 BST

At least 130 people have been killed after a boat carrying as many as 500 migrants from Africa sank off the Italian island of Lampedusa.

More than 150 people have been rescued but many more remain missing.

Gavin Hewitt reports from Lampedusa.