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A large group of immigrants arrived at the Calabrian port

On Sunday night, a large group of migrants and refugees arrived in the Calabrian port of Roccella Ionica. According to authorities, the migrants were 650 men from Syria, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Egypt. It is stated that they have no specific health issues.

They arrived in a fishing boat that left Libya five days ago. An influx of illegal immigrants to Italy’s shores. According to the government, the number of migrants arriving in the country has tripled in the last three months. In just two days, over 4,000 migrants arrived in southern Italy. Figures show that this is a new high record. 

There were earlier reports that 2,000 migrants landed on the island of Lampedusa alone. During the same period in 2022, 6,500 people arrived in Italy.

The majority of the immigrants are Tunisians. Attacks against immigrants have been rampant since the president’s recent controversial speech.

Since 2014, it is estimated that over 26,000 migrants have died or gone missing. Two ships sank off the coast of Tunisia on Sunday, killing 29 migrants. On Friday, 12 people were dead off the coast of Malta.

The Mediterranean is the world’s most dangerous migration route. Crossing is extremely difficult and dangerous. The number of boats in the central Mediterranean Sea has increased dramatically. Migrants frequently arrive in perilous rafts. They are more prone to sinking.

There are also strong allegations that Italy’s coastguard is deliberately delaying the rescue operation. It is also reported that 30 people drowned because the coastguard was not present.

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