Italy says 4,200 migrants rescued off Libyan coast from 22 boats; 17 found dead on 1 boat

May 30, 2015 10:14 AM

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Italy says 4,200 migrants rescued off Libyan coast from 22 boats; 17 found dead on 1 boat

Afghan migrants wait outside the police station to receive temporary traveling papers at Kos island, Greece Saturday, May 30, 2015. Greece and Italy are the main points of entry into the European Union for refugees and economic migrants from the Middle East and Africa hoping to reach other European Union countries. According to government estimates, some 37,500 immigrants and asylum seekers have reached Greece illegally so far this year. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris) (The Associated Press)

Migrants walk near the shore of Kos island after they crossed from Turkey to Greece with a small dinghy during a windy weather early Saturday, May 30, 2015. Greece and Italy are the main points of entry into the European Union for refugees and economic migrants from the Middle East and Africa hoping...

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