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Tunisia coastguard rescues 48 migrants from sinking boat

Tunisia’s coastguard has rescued 48 Tunisian migrants whose boat began sinking as they tried to reach Italy by sea, the interior ministry said Saturday. A patrol spotted the vessel on Friday night off Jebeniana, 210 kilometres (130 miles) south of Tunis. The 9 metre craft “was sinking after taking on …

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30 Africans drown off Yemen after boat capsised

 At least 30 African refugees and migrants drowned off the coast of Yemen this week in a boat operated by smugglers who are reported to have fired on passengers, the United Nations said on Friday. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said in a statement that survivors reported the overcrowded …

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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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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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