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AFM releases rescue footage

The AFM this evening released footage of the rescue operation performed by the crew of patrol boat P-61 last night, when 78 migrants were picked up from a drifting dinghy in rough seas 68 miles off Malta. The migrants were first transferred to the P-61's tender before being pulled onto the potrol boat. The migrants included 25 women and five children. They arrived in Malta this morning.

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http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20091013/local/79-migrants-rescued-by-patrol-boat

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