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Norwegian, Danish Ships Rescue Nearly 1,000 Migrants

Ships from Norway and Denmark have picked up nearly 1,000 migrants from small boats off the coast of Libya in the past 24 hours. Svein Kvalavaag, the captain of the Norwegian Siem Pilot vessel, said on Monday he picked up 671 people from two wooden boats north of the Libyan capital, Tripoli. Late Monday night, the ship was asked to take 99 more migrants that had been rescued by a Russian tanker. Women, children Kvalavaag told a Norwegian maritime industry site that the 770...

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