Some 800 boat migrants rescued during break in weather: Italian coast guard
Thursday, 12 January 2017 () ROME (Reuters) - Some 800 migrants were plucked from flimsy rubber boats on Thursday, Italy's coast guard said, as Libya-based people smugglers took advantage of a window of good mid-winter weather to send them to sea.
The Italian coast guard said on Saturday nearly a hundred people were missing after a boat with migrants sank off the Libyan coast. "The bodies of eight people... Japan Today - WorldAlso reported by •RTE.ie
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