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Migrant rescue 'angels' battle to save lives at sea

The sense of urgency is palpable as a small vessel races to the aid of yet another rickety boat crammed full of migrants fleeing conflict and poverty. Those the rescuers manage to pluck from the ocean stammer grateful thanks to people they describe as their "angels". Those who don't make it drown, the fate of more than 3,500 migrants so far this year, according to latest official figures.
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