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Dozens of migrants come ashore in Sicily


Palermo (Italy), Dec 29 (IANS/AKI) A total 42 migrants disembarked at the western Sicilian port of Trapani overnight after they were rescued in the Strait of Sicily, port officials said on Friday.
The migrants were picked up off Pantelleria by an Italian police motor launch and a Tunisian youth was taken to hospital on the island, according to the officials.
The other rescued migrants who came ashore in Trapani were taken to a reception centre in Milo, in the province of Catania, said the officials.
There was no immediate information on the nationalities of the migrants or from where they set sail on the North African coast.

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First Published: Dec 29 2018 | 1:44 AM IST

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