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73 migrants rescued in Med Sea arrive on Italy's Lampedusa

AFP, 17 May 2021
A group of 73 migrants mainly from Bangladesh are rescued by an Italian Guardia di Finanza vessel in the Mediterranean sea and brought to Lampedusa. More than 1,400 migrants arrived on the Italian island of Lampedusa at the weekend, sparking calls from far-right politicians for action to stem the flow, amid fresh moves by Italian authorities against the rescue boats who operate in the central Mediterranean.

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