Italy Says It Rescued 3,600 Migrants From the Sea In 48 Hours

May 15, 2015 8:53 AM

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Italy Says It Rescued 3,600 Migrants From the Sea In 48 Hours

Italy has rescued 3,600 migrants from rickety boats sailing from Africa to Europe in the past two days, officials said. Hundreds were taken to the Sicilian port of Catania.

The Interior Ministry expects human cargo to the southern European nation to increase by 30,000 to 200,000 this year, Reuters reports.

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