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Italy Mounts Rescue of Migrants on Abandoned Ship

Italian Coast Guard officials said the Ezadeen, sailing under the flag of Sierra Leone, has no crew on board and has lost power in rough seas off the southeastern coast of Italy. Authorities estimate there are about 450 people on board. Three Italian coast guard members managed to take control of the vessel after landing on it by helicopter, a statement said. One of the passengers was able to operate the ship's radio and informed the authorities that the crew had jumped...

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