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'Alarming twist' in migrant rescue by Italian coastguard

The Italian coastguard has rescued more than 2,000 migrants in a major operation off the Libyan coast, officials have said.

During the rescue, search teams were threatened by Kalashnikov-wielding men who approached in a speedboat from Libya.

Laura Westbrook reports.

  • 16 Feb 2015
  • From the section Europe
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