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2,560 migrants saved at sea in the last four days, 34 deaths and many missing

IOM Coordination Office for the Mediterranean reported Monday 6 November on operations that saved over 2,560 migrants in just four days. Those same operations resulted in 34 recovered bodies and an estimated 50 more missing at sea, at the very least. “This is the outcome of one of the toughest weeks that rescue workers in the central Mediterranean route have experienced in the past for four months up to Monday,” said IOM Rome spokesperson Flavio Di Giacomo.

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For more information:

Flavio Di Giacomo – IOM Italy Tel. +39 06 44186 207/221 Email: iomromepress@iom.int