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Police pick up 33 immigrants on Puglia shore

Group of Pakistani men all in good health

11 October, 13:32
Police pick up 33 immigrants on Puglia shore (ANSA) - Lecce, October 11 - Italian police picked up 33 immigrants on the southern coast of Puglia near the city of Santa Maria di Leuca on Thursday The immigrants are all adult men except for two boys and self-identified as Pakistani. The men told police they had reached the coast on board a vessel driven by smugglers, who left them on the shore.

Police who took the group to the don Tonino Bello center for identification in the city of Otranto said that they were all in good health.

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