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More than 4,000 migrants land from Libya in Sicily

24.03.14 @ 11:01

  1. By EUOBSERVER

The International Organisation for Migration, a Swiss-based institute, says that 4,457 migrants have arrived in Sicily in the past few days, with 10 more boats spotted in nearby waters. It notes the vessels are coming from Libya and carrying people from Eritrea, Nigeria, Syria, Mali, Gambia, Guinea Bissau, and Senegal.