Posts Tagged ‘Boat’

Boat capsizes in Iran, killing 17

Sunday, January 22, 2012 Comments off

Hormuz Strait. Photo: AFP

Seventeen people have died after a storm capsized a passenger boat off Iran`s southern coast. Read more…

Italy:Boat stranded near Italian port, 300 migrants saved

Sunday, May 8, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News May 8,2011

ROME, May 8 (Xinhua) — A boat carrying about 300 migrants was stranded in waters off the southern Italian port of Lampedusa on Sunday and many of them were thrown overboard, but eventually all the migrants were safe, Italian media reported.

The boat seemed at first to be heading for Malta but was escorted by a Maltese patrol ship toward the Read more…