Suspected migrant ship heads to Italy

December 30, 2014 4:45 PM

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ATHENS, Greece — A cargo ship believed to be carrying hundreds of migrants headed toward Italy on Tuesday, after telling Greek authorities it didn’t require any assistance following an emergency call made by a passenger.

A passenger on board the Moldovan-flagged Blue Sky M called emergency services in Greece earlier in the day when it was sailing off the coast of the island of Corfu in the Ionian Sea.

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