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Migrant drowns after jumping ship (7)

28-year-old migrant jumped from vessel in Sicily

(ANSA) - Porto Empedocle, May 20 - A Tunisian man drowned Wednesday after throwing himself off a COVID quarantine ship at Porto Empedocle in Sicily.
    The 28-year-old migrant, who has not been named, jumped from the Moby Zaza ship, and was thought to be trying to escape since he had a lifebelt on, police said.
    Seas in the area were force four with waves above two metres in height.
    He jumped from deck six of the ship, from a height of around 15 metres. Prosecutors have opened a probe into the death.
    An autopsy has been ordered.


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