Migrants Rescued After 12 Days at Sea, UN to Hear of Crisis

May 6, 2015 11:12 AM

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Italian crews have rescued a boatload of migrants who say they were at sea for 12 days, as the U.N. Security Council gears up to hear first-hand about the Mediterranean migrant crisis.

The rescue of the 98 passengers — a third of them women and three of them pregnant — was the latest as waves of migrants try to reach Europe aboard smugglers' boats.

Also read: Spain rescues 57 migrants from 2 boats in Mediterranean

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