Disaster in the Mediterranean: over 400 migrants drown

Italian President Sergio Mattarella said Monday that at least 400 migrants from Egypt, Somalia, Eritrea, Sudan and Libya who were trying to reach Italy drowned in the Mediterranean after their inflatable boats capsized near the Egyptian coast. Mattarrella said the disaster happened in the early hours of the morning when the Italian coast guard was not engaged in any operations.

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