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Viewfinder: A Rescue on Libyan Waters

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A Libyan coast guardsman stands on a boat during the rescue of 147 undocumented immigrants attempting to reach Europe off the coastal town of Zawiyah, 45 kilometers west of the capital Tripoli, on June 27th, 2017. More than 8,000 migrants have been rescued in waters off Libya during the past 48 hours in difficult weather conditions, Italy's coastguard said.

A Libyan coast guardsman stands on a boat during the rescue of 147 undocumented immigrants attempting to reach Europe off the coastal town of Zawiyah, 45 kilometers west of the capital Tripoli, on June 27th, 2017. More than 8,000 migrants have been rescued in waters off Libya during the past 48 hours in difficult weather conditions, Italy's coastguard said.

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