“Hundreds of Migrants Land in Italy,” from the Gulf Times:
More than 600 migrants from Eritrea, Pakistan, Syria and other countries have landed on Italian shores on three boats, coast guards said yesterday.
The coast guard rescued 336 people aboard a boat near Porto Empedocle in Sicily and escorted them ashore, where most of them fled from police.
The migrants said they were all from Eritrea.
Dramatic video images shot from a border guard vessel showed the migrants including women and children being helped off a heavily overcrowded boat at night…