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103 migrant boats seized
Published :Thursday, 2 June, 2016,  Time : 12:00 AM  View Count : 10

BERLIN, June 1 : The German government says the European Union's anti-migrant smuggling operation in the Mediterranean sea has intercepted and destroyed 103 boats in its first year of operation.
In a reply to parliament, the Foreign Ministry said ships that make up the Operation Sophia mission have seized 85 rubber boats and 18 wooden boats, the dpa news agency reported on Wednesday. A total of 69 smugglers have also been charged since the operation started in May 2015.    ?AP









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