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4 African Migrants Caught Hiding Underneath A Car While Trying To Sneak Into Europe

Four suspected migrants have been caught trying to sneak into Europe by hiding inside a car as it crossed into the Spanish North African territory of Melilla.  Two of the people – from sub-Saharan Africa – were hiding in the car’s boot, while another was found under the bonnet. A …

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8 Female Migrants Die After Their Boat Sank Off The Coast In Libya

At least eight migrants have died and 86 have been rescued after a smugglers’ boat started to sink in the Mediterranean Sea off Libya. Video footage of the rescue attempt has been released, which shows a number of migrants holding onto lifesaving floats in the sea. A search and rescue …

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Italy rescues over 250 migrants off Libyan coast

More than 250 migrants were rescued in the central Mediterranean, off the coast of Libya, during the night between Monday and Tuesday, Italy’s Coast Guard said. The non-governmental organisation Proactiva Open Arms picked up a rubber dinghy carrying 134 people, including seven children, on Monday night. They were to be …

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115 African migrants including 11 women, a baby and 31 unaccompanied minors rescued from rubber boat off Libyan coast

SOS Mediterranean, European Organization for the rescue of lives in the Mediterranean, on Saturday morning rescued 115 African migrants from an overcrowded fragile rubber boat in distress off Libyan coast. Among those rescued were 11 women, a baby and 31 unaccompanied minors. They are safely aboard safe in board the ship, Aquarius.

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Migrants Eaten by Sharks During Rescue Operation In The Mediterranean After Their Boats Sank

It has been revealed that some migrants were attacked by dangerous sharks during a rescue operation after their boats sank in the ocean. At least 31 migrants died and 200 were rescued after they were set on by sharks during a perilous crossing from Africa to Italy, Libya’s navy has …

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Angola expels 2,884 Congolese illegal migrants

Angolan authorities have expelled 2,884 Congolese illegal migrants, state-owned media confirmed. State news agency Angop said the illegal migrants were rounded up in Lunda Norte Province between September and October. Lunda Norte Province is located 656km north of the capital Luanda, and shares borders with both DRC and Congo-Brazzaville. “During …

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