13,000 migrants in Italy in August - Frontex (2)

Half August 2014, majority Eritreans

(ANSA) - Brussels, September 15 - Some 13,000 migrants 13mila arrived in Italy in August, about half the number that came in the same month last year, EU border agency Frontex said Tuesday.
    It said the majority were Eritreans, as well as from sub-Saharan countries travelling through Libya. More migrants have taken the eastern route through Greece lately because of the dangers of crossing the Mediterranean from Africa to Italy.
   

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