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Italy’s coastguard searches for survivors as dozens missing after migrant shipwreck

The Italian coastguard were searching for survivors Saturday after a vessel carrying dozens of migrants capsized off the Mediterranean island of Lampedusa overnight.In a statement released on Saturday evening, the coastguard said that “at this stage 45 migrants in total, all of them men, have been rescued at Lampedusa”.“The search is ongoing to find those potentially missing with two coastguard vessels, with aerial support from a helicopter,” the statement said.Survivors of the accident said…


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