Italy rescues 500 boat migrants, six bodies off Libya

ROME (Reuters) – The Italian navy rescued nearly 500 boat migrants off the coast of Libya on Monday and recovered the bodies of six people who fell out of a leaking rubber vessel.

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Bodies of migrants brought to Italy: survivors tell of struggle

ROME (Reuters) – The bodies of 21 women and one man were brought ashore to Sicily on Friday as fellow migrants described scenes of panic and violence when water poured into their dinghy.

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