Date: 6 September 2014
Location: Mediterranean Sea
Type of event: criminal
A ship carrying migrants and refugees from Egypt to Malta was intentionally rammed and sunk by human traffickers; 8 survivors; passengers were Palestinian, Syrian, Egyptian and Sudanese; casualties included 100 children killed and 1 injured.
Consequences: 450 killed, 8 injured
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