Thousands of refugees rescued off Libyan coast

Rescue ships in the Mediterranean Sea picked up thousands of refugees in mid-April. At least 4,500 people were saved off the coast of Libya on April 14 and 15, and several hundreds more on April 16.

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    Rescue ships in the Mediterranean Sea picked up thousands of refugees in mid-April.

    At least 4,500 people were saved off the coast of Libya on April 14 and 15, and several hundreds more on April 16.

    But seven also lost their lives.

    Al Jazeera's Gerald Tan reports.


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