Migrants rescued from overcrowded boat

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People were pulled from the overcrowded boat

Video released by the Italian coastguard shows more than 150 migrants being pulled from a rubber boat in the Mediterranean Sea.

Video from a helmet camera from one of the coast guard officers shows the recovery operation play out.

It ends with one of the sailors hugging a crying woman rescued from the boat.

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About 1,000 migrants were rescued from leaky boats in the central Mediterranean on Friday.

No information was released about the migrants' nationalities.

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