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Smugglers often cram passengers into unseaworthy vessels—without food, fuel, life jackets, or navigational tools.
Over the past few years, hundreds of thousands of migrants, fleeing conflict, poverty or persecution, have been rescued at sea from unseaworthy smugglers’ vessels that set off from Libya, and brought to Italian shores.
By Frances D’emilio, The Associated Press ROME — Italian rescue ships have plucked some 2,000 migrants from unseaworthy smugglers’ boats off the coast of Libya, with hundreds of them arriving Saturday in southern Italian ports.
Evidence gathered will be referred to prosecutors for potential charges of negligence and operating an unseaworthy vessel, police said.
The policy is meant to discourage such migrants, many of whose voyages have ended in disaster after people smugglers pushed them out to sea from Indonesian ports, crowded onto unseaworthy vessels.
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