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Watch: 'You are safe.'- Italian coastguard saves terrified migrants from sinking boat

Video released by the Italian coastguard shows the moment a migrant woman was saved from a sinking boat.

The woman was one of 1,000 migrants rescued from leaky boats in the central Mediterranean on Friday, January 27.

The rescue was carried out by an Italian coast guard ship, the Spanish humanitarian group Proactiva Open Arms and a Caribbean-registered supply vessel.

Italy’s coast guard reported in a statement that a body had been found on one of the rubber boats.

No information was released about the migrants’ nationalities.