Distress call from boat in Mediterranean with 300 people on board: IOM
Distress call from boat in Mediterranean with 300 people on board: IOM

The International Organization for Migration said Monday it had received a distress call from a sinking boat in the Mediterranean carrying more than 300 people, with at least 20 people reported dead.

Mediterranean boat tragedy: Migrant survivor says hundreds were locked in by smugglers
Mediterranean boat tragedy: Migrant survivor says hundreds were locked in by smugglers

There were nearly a thousand people on board the migrants' boat that sank off Libya's coast in the Mediterranean, including hundreds who were locked in the hold by the smugglers, a survivor has told the prosecutors.

EU to hold urgent meeting after new migrant boat disaster

The European Union said Sunday it is organising an urgent meeting of foreign and interior ministers after the latest migrant boat disaster in the Mediterranean was feared to have killed up to 700 people.

Sight of rescuers 'led to capsize' of boat with 400 migrants
Sight of rescuers 'led to capsize' of boat with 400 migrants

The excitement caused at the 'sight of the rescuers' led to the boat capsize in which about 400 migrants are feared to have died, survivors said as per BBC.

Five killed in boat capsize in Bangladesh

Five persons, including a child, were killed and at least 10 others missing in an overnight boat capsize in central Bangladesh when a sand-laden cargo vessel collided with the passenger boat carrying over 70 people.

Boat capsizes off Macau, 15 people missing

A suspected people-smuggling boat carrying 19 people capsized off the Chinese territory of Macau on Friday, leaving 15 people missing, the Macau government and Chinese state media said.

Overloaded Bangladesh ferry capsizes, 7 bodies recovered

 An overloaded ferry carrying over 100 people capsized Sunday after being hit by a cargo trawler in Padma river in Bangladesh, media reports said adding that rescuers had recovered at least seven bodies, including that of a child.

15 missing after boat capsizes in West Bengal

At least 15 people went missing after an overcrowded boat capsized in West Bengal`s North 24 Parganas district Saturday, police said.

Seven migrants dead after boat sinks off Turkey: Official

At least seven illegal immigrants trying to reach the European Union from Turkey drowned when their boat sank in Turkish waters, a senior official today said.

Eighteen dead after boat capsizes in Ivory Coast

Eighteen people were killed after an overloaded boat capsized in western Ivory Coast, a local official have said.

Tugboat sinking in China kills 22 including 8 foreigners

Twenty-two people including eight foreigners have been confirmed dead after a tugboat sank on a trial voyage on the Yangtze, China`s longest river, state media reported Saturday.

Indian among 22 missing in boat capsize in Yangtze River in China

An Indian is among eight foreigners who are missing along with 14 others when a tugboat sank off the Yangtze River in China's east Jiangsu Province, authorities said on Friday.

Indian among 22 missing in boat capsize in China

An Indian was among eight foreigners who are missing along with 14 others when a tugboat sank off the Yangtze River in China's east Jiangsu Province.

Boat capsizes in China, seven missing

 Seven people were reported missing after their boat sank off the coast of south China's Guangdong province.

Four fishermen die, 3 missing after boat capsize

Canning: Bodies of four fishermen, who went missing after their boat capsized in the Bay of Bengal, were fished out of the waters, the police said today.

126 dead after boat capsizes in DR Congo

At least 126 people died and 221 people were rescued after a boat capsized on Lake Tanganyika in the southern Katagna province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo), a media report said Sunday.

Seven fishermen missing after boat capsizes in Sundarbans

Seven fishermen are missing after a fishing boat capsized at Kedo island in Sundarbans near Bay of Bengal, 250 km from here, early Friday morning.

Two die in boat capsize in WB

A little girl and an elderly woman were killed on Tuesday when the boat they were ferrying capsized in Mani river in South 24-Parganas district of West Bengal.

Four die as boat capsizes in Turkey

Ankara; At least four people were killed when a boat with illegal migrants capsized in the Aegean Sea in western Turkey.

According to officials, the incident occurred Saturday off the coast of Ayvalik town, Xinhua reported.

Two children drown as boat capsizes in UP

Two children were drowned and 10 went missing when a boat capsized in the Ganges river in Rae Bareli, Uttar Pradesh, police said on Friday.