'migrant ship' Ezadeen being towed to an Italian port
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Italian navy boards migrant ship

The Italian coastguard has taken control of a merchant ship carrying more than 400 migrants adrift in the Mediterranean without any crew on board.

The Ezadeen was discovered off the southern tip of Italy after being abandoned by a crew of people smugglers.

Earlier this week, the Italian coastguard took control of another ship which was abandoned by human traffickers.

James Reynolds reports.

  • 02 Jan 2015
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