Nightly News   |  October 11, 2013

At least 27 drown as smuggler’s boat capsizes

An overloaded boat smuggling migrants from Africa to Italy capsized, killing at least 27. More than 220 were rescued. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> again. a tragedy at sea involving immigrants from africa trying to make it to italy. an overloaded smugglers boat capsized 65 miles from the nearest island. 27 people drowned but more than 220 were rescued at sea. this is the same region where another boat capsized last week killing over 300 people.