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Lampedusa mayor on boat sinking: 'We need to stop this'

3 October 2013 Last updated at 17:02 BST

The mayor of Lampedusa has said more needs to be done to address the issue of African migrants trying to reach the Italian island, after a boat sank claiming at least 130 lives.

More than 150 people were rescued but many more are missing, according to Italian officials.

Speaking about the incident, Giusi Nicolini said: "These bodies are all speaking. We need to stop this."

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