24th Oct 2016


Migrants landing in Italy up 325 percent

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.

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