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17 victims, 206 survivors of shipwreck arrive in Sicily

Italy threatens to send asylum-seekers to rest of Europe

Safe for now: Survivors of the migrant boat shipwreck waiting on board an Italian warship before disembarking at Catania harbour on Tuesday. - PHOTO: AFP

[CATANIA Italy] An Italian warship on Tuesday unloaded the 17 victims and 206 survivors of a migrant boat shipwreck as Italy threatened to send asylum- seekers across Europe if it does not get more help to stem a wave of arrivals from North Africa.Hearses carrying the 17 coffins could be seen