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Humanitarian ships rescue more than 700 migrants in the Mediterranean

06 April 2017

Doctors Without Borders operating rescue ships off the coast of Libya picked up more than 700 migrants out of seven flimsy and overcrowded boats.  Italy's coast guard said. The Phoenix rescue ship, operated by the Malta-based non-governmental organization MOAS, rescued more than 300 people from three boats in international waters off the coast of the Libyan city of Sabratha. Int: Doctors Without Borders : Kate Stegeman