At least 10 dead after migrant boat sinks off Italy

A boat transporting migrants has capsized off Sicily, killing at least 10 people while 121 were rescued, the Italian coast guard said Wednesday.

Rome: A boat transporting migrants has capsized off Sicily, killing at least 10 people while 121 were rescued, the Italian coast guard said Wednesday.

Scores of people have died in recent months as waves of migrants from North Africa and Middle East conflict zones attempt to reach Europe.