Hundreds of migrants picked up between Libya and Italy

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Published on 10 Mar 2018 View Original

by Reuters
Saturday, 10 March 2018 23:55 GMT

Rescues came as smugglers took advantage of calm seas to launch a flurry of boats towards Italy.

By Erol Dogrudogan

ABOARD AQUARIUS RESCUE SHIP, March 10 (Reuters) - International charity ships and Libya's coastguard and picked up several hundred migrants on Saturday as smugglers trying to take advantage of calm seas launched a flurry of boats towards Italy.

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