Lampedusa marks shipwreck anniversary

Survivors mark first anniversary of tragedy in which 366 men, women and children, died in sight of shore.

    Survivors of the Lampedusa shipwreck are marking the first anniversary of the tragedy in which 366 men, women and children, mostly Eritreans, drowned within sight of shore.

    The small island has been a stepping stone for migrants seeking a better life in Europe for decades.

    Al Jazeera's Kim Vinnell reports from Lampedusa.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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