Migrant Boat Intercepted Off Lampedusa

“Migrant boat intercepted off Lampedusa ahead of Pope’s visit,” from Reuters:

The Italian navy intercepted an overcrowded boat off Lampedusa on Wednesday ahead of a visit by Pope Francis to the tiny Sicilian island hard bearing the brunt of a migrant wave that has hit southern Europe in recent years.

Officials transferred around 80 people, including 4 pregnant women and a child, from the boat and took them to Lampedusa, the navy said in a statement. No deaths or serious injuries were reported…

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