Migrant children test Europe as Mediterranean crisis worsens

April 16, 2015 11:31 AM

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CALTAGIRONE, Italy (Reuters) - Sixteen-year-old orphan Ishmael Bangura fled Sierra Leone in July when the Ebola virus killed eight members of his household.

On his way to Italy from Libya months later, his boat capsized. He survived by clinging to a rope lowered from a rescue vessel while dozens drowned in the sea below him.

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