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19 Tunisian immigrants land in Sicily near Agrigento

One man injures himself during transit to processing center

05 October, 14:59
19 Tunisian immigrants land in Sicily near Agrigento (ANSA) - Rome, October 5 - Italian police picked up 19 immigrants who landed on the Palma di Montechiaro beach on the southern Italian island of Sicily Friday.

Police found the men on a public bus heading to the city of Agrigento that they had boarded after they were dropped off on the beach.

During transit one of the men began to injure himself with a piece of broken glass he had hidden in his clothing, police said.

The man was restrained and taken to a hospital emergency room for treatment and the other men, all self-identified as Tunisian, were taken to a processing center in Porto Empedocle.

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