Italy: Migrant boat accident, death toll rises to 59
According to the foreign news agency, 12 children are also among the dead, 28 Pakistani citizens on board the boat have also drowned.
According to Italian authorities, 81 people survived the crash, of which 20 are being treated in hospital.
According to foreign media, 20 to 30 people aboard the boat are still missing, with an estimated 150 to 200 migrants on board.
According to media reports, people from Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iran and other countries were on board the boat that left Turkey.