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Surviving the Most Lethal Route in the World

One boat, two families; trying to escape war in Syria, desperate to start a new life in Europe.

One boat, two families; trying to escape war in Syria, desperate to start a new life in Europe. In October 2013, dozens of migrants aboard that boat died, as it travelled across the Mediterranean Sea. But some eventually made it to Malta. That was a year ago. And this is the story of what happened then and what happened next.

Presenter: Nuala McGovern.

Picture: A child is escorted by a rescue worker after being rescued, Credit: Matthew Mirabelli/AFP/Getty Images

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Sun 28 Dec 2014 12:05GMT

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