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79 rescued migrants land in Pozzallo

Part of group of 400 people picked up by fishing trawler

(ANSA) - ROME, DEC 6 - A group of 79 rescued asylum seekers landed at 5am on Tuesday in the Sicilian port of Pozzallo thanks to a joint operation by the Italian coast guard and finance police.
    The asylum seekers were part of a group of arond 400 saved by a fishing trawler off Sicily.
    Meanwhile, two more migrant boats landed on the island of Lampedusa overnight with a combined total of 65 people on board.
    On Monday 22 boats carrying a total of 764 people landed on Lampedusa. (ANSA).


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