Italy: Over 1,000 migrants saved in the Mediterranean
25 July 2022 | 5:43 am
Ships in the Mediterranean Sea rescued stranded migrants trying to reach Europe, with the Italian island of Lampedusa facing a surge in new arrivals. Five migrants have been found dead, however.
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