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Migrants lost at sea off Libya in nighttime horror

Waves 2.5 metres high, winds of 50 kilometres (30 miles) an hour and a sinking dinghy: rescuers described Thursday a race into Libyan waters to save 113 migrants, with 15 others lost to the raging sea. The white rubber dinghy had set off Wednesday from Sabrata, taking advantage of a break in the bad weather to make a bid for Italy's shores, but the 130 or so people aboard soon ran into trouble when the wind whipped up.
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