MSF ship bringing 22 asylum seeker bodies to Italy

Medical-aid association saves 209 asylum seekers

(ANSA) - Palermo, July 21 - The Acquarius rescue ship run by medical-aid association Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) recovered 22 bodies after saving 209 asylum seekers in the southern Mediterranean near the Libyan coast, ANSA sources said Thursday. The ship rescued two boats that had run into difficulty and is expected to arrive in the Sicilian port of Trapani on Friday. The sources said that 21 of the victims were women.
   

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