At least 14 people died off the south Italian coast in two separate tragedies. In once incident, seven people died after their wooden boat fell apart off of Calabria. Up to 150 people seeking illegal immigration are believed to have been on the boat, but only 120 survivors are accounted for. The immigrants, mostly Palestinians, are believed to have set out on their journey from Turkey. In the second incident, seven other bodies were discovered off the coast of Sicily in a similar attempt.
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