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German Ship Rescues 65 Migrants off the Coast of Libya

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Sat, 06 Jul 2019 00:41 GMT

A German rescue ship rescued 65 migrants from an overcrowded boat off the Libyan coast, Reuters reported on Friday, July 5th.

The migrants were recovered 34 miles from Libya and were on board with insufficient water and no navigation system, CI, which operates the ship, said in a statement.

Migrants received care on board the Alan Kurdi, named after the three-year-old refugee, Alan Kurdi, who drowned in the Mediterranean and washed up off a beach in Turkey in 2015.

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