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Migrants turn to deadly sea route as options narrow

By Reuters
04 December 2018   |   10:37 am
Assan Diallo is preparing to take a boat from Senegal to the Canary Islands, part of a resurgence in African migrants taking the deadly crossing as other routes to Europe are cut off.

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