Rescued migrants arrive at Sicily port

Many of the 6,500 people rescued in the Mediterranean earlier this week have started arriving at ports in Sicily.

The increase in the number of people trying to cross from North Africa to Europe is being partly attributed to calmer weather in the region.

Ed Thomas is at Porto di Pozzallo on the island of Sicily.

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