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51 people evacuated, more than 10 killed in suspicious migration accident in Mediterranean – vopbuzz

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NEW DELHI: More than ten suspects immigrants After the attempt to cross the Mediterranean waters failed, 51 people who lost their lives were evacuated on Monday. southern italian island According to various reports, it is close to North Africa.
German aid organization RESQSHIP, which operates the rare rescue ship, said it rescued 51 people, two of whom were unconscious, from the sinking wooden ship.They also found 10 bodies on board.
RESQSHIP stated in a post on The post added that “two of the rescued people were unconscious and had to be cut with an axe.”
This southern Italian island, located near North Africa, has become a notorious target for people smugglers, with 127,000 migrants arriving last year.
Meanwhile, the Italian coast guard is searching for around 50 people missing after a shipwreck off the southern coast of Calabria.
According to a statement from the Italian coast guard, the search and rescue operation was launched after a distress call from a French ship about 120 miles (193 kilometers) off the Italian coast, Euro News reported.
The statement stated that the incident occurred in waters under the jurisdiction of both Greece and Italy.
Rescuers found a half-submerged boat and rescued 12 migrants, most of whom came from Turkey.
The survivors were taken to the Calabrian port of Roccella Jonica, where they received medical treatment. The coast guard reported that one of the migrants tragically died shortly after being rescued.
The Italian maritime rescue coordination center (IMRCC) in Rome quickly redirected two nearby merchant ships to assist in the rescue. The assets of the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, Frontex, also participated in this work.
(with information received from agencies)
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