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Libya detains migrants

Libyan police say these are illegal migrants they intercepted at sea on their way to Italy. In total officers say they arrested 270 migrants including children. The migrants are from Syria, Sudan and Eritrea. Some admitted Italy was their intended destination. (SOUNDBITE)(Arabic) MAHJOUB, ILLEGAL MIGRANT FROM SUDAN, SAYING: "We came from Sudan via the desert. We heard that from Libya we could travel to Italy. We arrived in Tripoli and from Tripoli we headed to the sea." On Sunday at least 40 people died when a boat laden with migrants sank off the Tripoli coast. In March the Italian navy rescued more than 4, 000 from overcrowded boats in the Mediterranean in just four days.

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