Migrants adrift off Rhodes
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Migrants cling on to debris in Rhodes Island boat tragedy

Another boat packed with migrants has run aground - this time off the Greek Island of Rhodes.

Footage has just emerged of people on the rocky shoreline helping to pull survivors out of the water

Italian PM Matteo Renzi has led calls for more European Union action on sea migration after the recent tragedies in Mediterranean waters.

Demanding a summit on the issue, Mr Renzi said trafficking was "a plague in our continent" and bemoaned the lack of European solidarity.

Yolande Knell reports.

  • 20 Apr 2015
  • From the section Europe
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