Libya rescues migrants

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Large numbers of migrants have been rescued in recent days.

420 migrants trying to cross Mediterranean rescued off Libya coast: navy

Libya has in two days rescued 420 migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean to Europe, a navy spokesman said Monday, but three were found dead and 30 reported missing.

General Ayoub Qassem said 205 Africans including eight women and a child were rescued early Monday off the coast of Tajura, 30 kilometres (18 miles) east of Tripoli.

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