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Italy boat rescue: 'Keep searching or hundreds will die'

4 October 2013 Last updated at 21:43 BST

Footage has emerged of a rescue off the island of Lampedusa after a boat sank carrying hundreds of migrants off southern Italy.

The man, from Eritrea, said he had heard other people "making noises" in the water.

He asked his rescuers to keep searching for survivors.

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