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12:00 AM, August 19, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:06 AM, August 19, 2019

Libyan rescues more than 300 migrants

The Libyan navy yesterday said 335 migrants had been rescued and one body recovered in separate operations off the coast, as they tried to cross the Mediterranean to reach Europe. Nine children were among 57 migrants in a wooden boat rescued Saturday about 40 nautical miles from the town of Zuwara, west of Tripoli, navy spokesman General Ayoub Kacem told AFP. He said they were from Ethiopia and Egypt.

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