3000 rescued off Italian coast in one day

Around 3,000 migrants were rescued in the Mediterranean on Saturday, May 6, as they tried to reach Europe, Italy's coast guard said in a statement.

Those rescued were refugees fleeing the war in Syria and migrants from sub-Saharan Africa who had set sail from Libya, the group said.

The International Organization for Migration said a total of 371 migrants were rescued on Friday thanks to the intervention of fishermen in three separate incidents off Zuwara. "We don't have the means", said Qassem, calling for global relief groups to provide Libya with boats and equipment to save more migrant lives.

"By the end of March last year only one Bangladeshi had arrived in Italy - and this year the number is more than 2,831 for the same period", Flavio di Giacomo of International Organisation for Migration (IOM) told The Independent.

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Six years after a revolution that toppled dictator Moamer Kadhafi, Libya has become a key departure point for migrants risking their lives to cross the Mediterranean to Europe.

Gunmen mugged 129 migrants on a rubber dinghy headed for Europe and also stole the craft's engine, abandoning them off the Libyan coast, Libya's navy said on Saturday.

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