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Hundreds rescued in the Mediterranean sea

Hundreds rescued in the Mediterranean sea

<p>Some 700 migrants were rescued at sea on Wednesday by humanitarian groups operating rescue ships off the coast of Libya, said Italy’s coast guard.</p> <p>The Phoenix rescue ship, operated by the Malta-based non-governmental organisation <span class="caps">MOAS</span>, rescued more than 300 people from three boats in international waters off the coast of the Libyan city of Sabratha.</p>