Italy rescues 484 migrants in Mediterranean, finds 7 bodies

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Published on 14 May 2017 View Original

More than 45,000 people have reached Italy by boat from North Africa this year, a more than 40 percent increase on the same period of 2016

ROME, May 14 (Reuters) - Rescuers saved 484 migrants from boats in the Mediterranean on Saturday and found the bodies of seven men who had died in the attempt to get to Europe, Italy's coast guard said.

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