Nearly 6,800 migrants on smugglers' boats saved at sea in 3 days; baby is born on rescue ship

May 4, 2015 11:05 AM

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Nearly 6,800 migrants on smugglers' boats saved at sea in 3 days; baby is born on rescue ship

A child blows a kiss as migrants disembark from the Italian Navy frigate Bersagliere at the Reggio Calabria harbor, Italy, Monday, May 4, 2015. Italy's Coast Guard and Navy as well as tugs and other commercial vessels joined forces to rescue migrants in at least 16 boats Sunday, saving hundreds of them and recovering 10 bodies off Libya's coast, as smugglers took advantage of calm seas to send packed vessels across the Mediterranean. Sunday's drama at sea came a day after 3,690 migrants were saved from smugglers' boats. Most of those migrants are still being taken to southern Italian ports even as the fresh rescues were taking place. (AP Photo/Adriana Sapone) (The Associated Press)

A volunteer, right, talks with a man who disembarked from the Italian Navy frigate Bersagliere at the Reggio Calabria harbor, Italy, Monday, May 4, 2015. Italy's Coast Guard and Navy as well as tugs and other commercial vessels joined forces to rescue migrants in at least 16 boats Sunday, saving hun...

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