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Italy: FRONTEX ship carrying 417 migrants docks at port of Messina01:44

Italy: FRONTEX ship carrying 417 migrants docks at port of Messina

Italy, Messina
June 29, 2017 at 17:32 GMT -00:00 · Published

A FRONTEX (European Border and Coast Guard Agency) ship with 417 migrants, including children, arrived in the port of Messina, in the southern Italian island of Sicily, Thursday.

The migrants, mostly coming from Senegal, were picked up and taken on board after a Maltese patrol boat picked them up from a vessel off the Sicilian shore. Among them are reported to be 93 women, 10 of them being pregnant, and several children.

The migrants will reportedly be transferred to specialised facilities in different parts of Italy.

Italy: FRONTEX ship carrying 417 migrants docks at port of Messina01:44
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A FRONTEX (European Border and Coast Guard Agency) ship with 417 migrants, including children, arrived in the port of Messina, in the southern Italian island of Sicily, Thursday.

The migrants, mostly coming from Senegal, were picked up and taken on board after a Maltese patrol boat picked them up from a vessel off the Sicilian shore. Among them are reported to be 93 women, 10 of them being pregnant, and several children.

The migrants will reportedly be transferred to specialised facilities in different parts of Italy.

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