Migrants rescued by Italian Navy reach Sicily

Hundreds of people searching for a better life in Europe saved from overcrowded boats navigating rough seas.

Last updated: 05 Jan 2014 01:37
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More than 800 migrants rescued off the coast of Italy disembarked on Saturday at a Sicilian port.

They were found on Thursday off the coast of Lampedusa, packed onto four overcrowded boats that were struggling to keep afloat.

Al Jazeera's Claudio Lavanga reports from Sicily.


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