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Migrant crisis: EU leaders declare war on people traffickers as leaders vow to 'identify, capture and destroy' their vessels

Posted by jpayoute on April 24, 2015 at 5:00 AM

GRNlive has correspondents in Brussels.

The Independent - The European Union has effectively declared war on people traffickers blamed for the deaths of hundreds of migrants in the Mediterranean, by vowing to “identify, capture and destroy” their vessels. At an emergency summit meeting called after more than 800 migrants drowned off Libya on Sunday, EU leaders decided to send in extra ships, planes and helicopters to help rescue people from the smugglers’ overcrowded and dangerous vessels. Read more

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