Death toll in Egypt boat capsize rises to 36

With the recovery of 13 more bodies from a sunken ferry in the Nile River in Egypt, the overall death toll in the tragedy on Friday rose to 31, the government said.

At least 10 feared dead after boat sinks off Libyan coast

 At least 10 migrants who were seeking to reach Europe are feared dead after their inflatable dinghy capsized off the coast of Libya, a local prosecutor on the Italian island of Sicily has said.

UP: Three die as boat capsizes in Moradabad

A mother and her child were saved by divers, while three others, including her husband alongwith seven-year-old son, drowned when their boat capsized in river Dhela in Bhagatpur here.

Three drown as boat capsizes in Sangam

Three persons drowned after a boat carrying 18 people, beyond its permissible limit, capsized in the Sangam river here, police said on Wednesday.

Nearly 4,100 boat migrants rescued, operations ongoing: Italy
Nearly 4,100 boat migrants rescued, operations ongoing: Italy

Nearly 4,100 migrants were rescued near the coast of Libya by Italian and French navy vessels in 17 separate operations on Saturday and early on Sunday, as per reports. Italian coastguard spokesman said rescue operations are likely to continue throughout Sunday.

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.