2000 Migrants Land on Lampedusa

Approximately 2000 migrants in 11 boats reached Lampedusa and Pantelleria over the past 36 hours or so.  Most of the migrant boats were rescued by Italian authorities and most are believed to have travelled from Libya, though one small boat is believed to have left from Tunisia.  Good weather is again the likely reason for the latest surge in numbers.

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