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Lampedusa

Order of Malta aids immigrants arriving at Lampedusa, elsewhere

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According to Vatican Radio:

Over 400 migrants arrived on the Italian Island of Lampedusa on Thursday after having been rescued by the Italian Navy in a series of rescue operations.

They include 83 minors and at least ten new born babies.

The migrants come largely from Eritrea, Nigeria, Syria, Tunisia, Ethiopia and Mali.

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