26 migrant-boat landings in 24 hours in Lampedusa

Over 1,000 people at 192-capacity hotspot

(ANSA) - ROME, SEP 21 - The southern Italian island of Lampedusa registered 26-migrant boats landings in 24 hours on Sunday.
    Twelve of those boats, carrying 263 asylum seekers, arrived in the evening.
    As a result, over 1,000 people are at the island's migrant hotspot, which in theory has a maximum capacity of 192.
    A group of around 30 migrants, meanwhile, landed on a beach at Torre Salsa, in the Sicilian province of Agrigento, on Monday.
    A group of six asylum seekers, including a one-year-old child, landed on a beach in Sardinia. (ANSA).


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