Over 7,000 migrants plucked from Mediterranean since Friday, EU says

April 14, 2015 11:38 AM

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Over 7,000 migrants plucked from Mediterranean since Friday, EU says

Migrants on a Coast Guard dinghy boat arrive at the Sicilian Porto Empedocle harbor, Italy, Monday, April 13, 2015. Italy's Coast Guard helped save 144 migrants Monday from a capsized boat in the waters off Libya and spotted nine bodies. It was the most dramatic of numerous rescue operations that brought thousands to safety in recent days, as good weather has encouraged the desperate to set out on smugglers' vessels. The overturned boat was spotted 80 miles north of Libya, Coast Guard Cmdr. Filippo Marini told The Associated Press in a telephone interview. (AP Photo/Calogero Montanalampo) (The Associated Press)

A pregnant woman is helped disembark as migrants arrive at the Sicilian Porto Empedocle harbor, Italy, Monday, April 13, 2015. Italy's Coast Guard helped save 144 migrants Monday from a capsized boat in the waters off Libya and spotted nine bodies. It was the most dramatic of numerous rescue operati...

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