Migrant Boat Sinks Off Italy, Dozens Dead

Italian officials say a boat carrying migrants has capsized off Sicily, leaving at least 27 people dead, in the second such incident in the area this month.

Officials say more than 200 migrants were rescued Friday in a joint operation by the navies of Italy and Malta.

Italy’s coast guard said it received a satellite phone call from the boat that it was in distress. A Maltese military aircraft then spotted the boat and dropped a life raft.

Officials say helicopters have taken the injured …