13 women dead and eight children missing after boat capsizes off Italy

Vessel carrying people from sub-Saharan Africa met with rough seas near the island of Lampedusa

At least 13 women have died and eight children are missing after a boat capsized in rough seas off the Italian island of Lampedusa on Sunday night as a patrol vessel attempted to save it.

Italian authorities have rescued 22 survivors from the boat, which was carrying around 50 people. Only four of the 13 recovered bodies have been identified by surviving family members, including that of a 12-year-old girl.

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