dinsdag 10 februari 2015

At least 29 migrants die of hypothermia after Italian coastguard rescue

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Italian patrols pick up 105 migrants from boat drifting in extreme sea conditions in Mediterranean near Libya.At least 29 migrants have died of hypothermia on board Italian coastguard vessels after being picked up from an inflatable boat adrift near Libya, the chief health official on the island of Lampedusa has said.Two patrol boats picked up 105 migrants late on Sunday from the boat drifting in extreme sea conditions, with waves as high as eight metres (26 feet) and temperatures just a few degrees above zero, the coastguard said in a statement.

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