Migrants being rescued in Mediterranean Sea
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HMS Bulwark joins migrant rescue mission

The Royal Navy ship HMS Bulwark helped rescue more than 4,000 migrants from the Mediterranean Sea between Friday and Saturday.

The Italian Coastguard says 22 operations have been carried out.

During one rescue, 17 bodies were found on three boats.

Nick Higham reports.

  • 30 May 2015
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