Migrants landing in Italy up 325 percent
05.02.14 @ 08:55
More than 2,000 migrants landed on Italian shores in January, compared to just 217 in January 2013, deputy Interior Minister Filippo Bubbico said Tuesday, ANSA reported. A total of 42,925 migrants reached Italy in 2013, an increase of 325% compared to 2012. One in four (11,307) were of Syrian origin.