Migrants jump overboard from NGO vessel to swim to Sicily coast

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Dozens of migrants reportedly jumped overboard from a vessel belonging to NGO Open Arms to try and reach the Italian coast by swimming. According to Open Arms, 75 migrants became frustrated with the boat being stranded for days off the coast of Palermo and tried to swim the rest of the way. The ship was reportedly carrying 270 migrants rescued during operations in the Mediterranean Sea at the beginning of the month.

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