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Recovered the bodies of 15 migrants in the Mediterranean

The units of the Italian Navy, Red Cross, the organization based in Malta Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) and other European ships today recovered 15 bodies and rescued some 2,700 people in the Mediterranean, the Coast Guard said in a statement. EFE.

The Italian Navy explained in the social network Twitter that their ships Orione and Borsini saved in the last hours to almost a thousand people who sailed aboard various precarious barges bound for European shores.

In one of the operations in the last hours, the Italian Navy attended an inflatable boat that was in trouble and that could rescue 118 people, while seven bodies were recovered.

Meanwhile, units of the MOAS and Red Cross rescued at sea to 354 people and recovered seven dead bodies in various rescue operations, confirmed in the same social network.

In a statement to the media, the Italian Coast Guard brought the number of bodies recovered at sea to 15 and confirmed that about 2,700 persons were aided in various operations.

The devices deployed in the Mediterranean in today's session were 23, all coordinated by the Operations Center of the Coast Guard in Rome, under the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport.

Immigrants, they said the coast guard, were aboard 19 small boats and 4 pneumatic boats, and traveling with destination to European shores when they were assisted in the waters of the Canal of Sicily.

Intervened in the rescue boats the Coast Guard, the Italian Navy, several non-governmental organizations and the Dattlen and Rio Segura ships operating in European Eunavformed devices.

The immigration drama is one of the challenges that will face Europe in the coming months, has reiterated in recent weeks the Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.

Renzi will meet on September 9 with Greek President Alexis Tsipras in Greece to discuss immigration, an issue that will also be discussed at the summit of European leaders to be held in Bratislava next day 16.

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) raised on August 28 to 322,914 the number of immigrants and refugees who have achieved so far this year to reach Europe by crossing the Mediterranean by different routes, while the death toll already exceeds 2,500.

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