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More than two thousand Mediterranean migrants saved

Mediterranean migrantsRescuers saved around 2,300 migrants from rubber and wooden boats in the central Mediterranean on Thursday, but also recovered two dead bodies, the Italian coastguard said.

Dozens drown as aid groups denounce Tripoli coastguard

Dozens drown off LibyaMore than 30 migrants, mostly toddlers, drowned when about 200 people without life jackets fell off a boat off the Libyan coast before they could be hauled into waiting rescue boats.

More than two thousand migrants rescued

Med migrant rescueRescuers pulled 2,121 migrants to safety from boats in the Mediterranean late at the weekend and recovered a dead body, the Italian coastguard said.

In busy day for rescues at sea, migrants cheer when told 'Libya is over'

Migrants.Rescues began at dawn on Thursday and by the end of the day some 2,300 migrants had been pulled off 22 wooden and rubber boats in the Mediterranean, with many rejoicing when rescuers told them that their long journey to Europe was almost over.


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