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A migrant is helped as he disembarks from a Coast Guard boat in the Sicilian harbor of Palermo, April 18, 2015. (Photo by Guglielmo Mangiapane/Reuters)

'A tragedy is unfolding in the Mediterranean'

LONDON — A major search-and-rescue operation was underway Sunday after a migrant boat with up to 700 on board capsized in Libyan waters, south of Italy.Twenty-eight people have been rescued, while 24 bodies have been recovered, the Italian coast guard said on Twitter.If confirmed, the disaster would be one of the worst seen during the decades...

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