A rubber dinghy carrying 69 sub-Saharan migrants landed on Saturday on Lampedusa without having been intercepted. The migrants are believed to be Somali. At least one media report states that the migrants are believed to have departed from Tunisia. Several of the boat’s passengers were hospitalized. The main migrant detention centre on Lampedusa remains closed.
Migrant Boat Reaches Lampedusa
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