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Migrant Boat Carrying Hundreds Capsizes Off Libya Coast

Aid agencies and the Irish Navy are reporting that a fishing vessel carrying some 600 migrants capsized in the Mediterranean, about 24 kilometers north of Libya, and a distress call issued. The navy reports say hundreds of people were in the sea and a rescue effort was under way.  The Associated Press cited Irish Naval Capt. Donal Gallagher as saying the Irish vessel was one of several ships requested by the Italian coast guard to speed to the rescue of the overturned...

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