Fake life vests soak up chances of survival for shipwrecked refugees

You could hear the shipwrecked passengers’ cries from the beach. It was early in the morning of November 17, but still dark, when patrol boat PV 281 of the Finnish coast guard found the fiberglass immigrant boat capsized off Psalidi beach

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Rescuers begin towing drifting cargo ship before it hits French coast

Rescuers have begun towing a cargo ship that had been adrift for five days and was threatening to run aground in southwest France. Broadcast images showed the dramatically listing, 538-foot Modern Express being towed by another ship via a cable

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