Hundreds of migrants arrived in Italy on smuggling boats over the weekend

Hundreds of migrants arrived in Italy on smuggling boats over the weekend

ROME — Italian authorities on Sunday scrambled to ease overcrowding in shelters after dozens of boats carrying about 1,000 migrants arrived on Italy’s southern coast and two small islands over the weekend. Nearly 50 ships arrived on the island of Lampedusa, off Sicily, from Friday night to Saturday, according to Italian state radio and other …

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